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Fundamental equations that are at the root of all physics?

  1. Dec 26, 2008 #1
    Hi all :D,
    Is there such a thing as fundamental equations that are at the root of all physics?



    If yes- then please provide a link to it if possible. Thanks
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  3. Dec 29, 2008 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    Re: Basics

    One could argue that the conservation of energy (or conservation laws in general) is the most fundamental statement possible in physics. The most general form of this is likely from thermodynamics, which make no assumptions as to the nature of energy or ponderable matter.
  4. Dec 31, 2008 #3
    Re: Basics

    There are a lot of equations that show up in many places in physics. If your question is whether all of physics has been completely solved, and can now be described by a few simple equations, the answer is no. You're a few thousand years too early for that. :wink:
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