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Program working for simplicity

  1. May 14, 2014 #1

    MTd2

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  3. May 14, 2014 #2

    strangerep

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    Why the tone of frustration?

    I've found that "people" here in the BTSM forum are typically quite open to considering new professionally-researched ideas.
     
  4. May 14, 2014 #3

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    Hmm. Probably it's something miss in translation. I meant that people should look closely, I am being overly optimistic! Specially regarding the dark matter thing from Erik Verlinde. I vaguely remember a talk of his talking about dark matter being something of intermediate complexity between dark energy and matter, or something like this.

    Well, he got over 5 million to support his research. I hope more money means that babies can be born faster!
     
  5. May 15, 2014 #4

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    That depends on how many attractive "secretaries" he hires and how much stamina he has... :wink:

    Oh wait! You probably meant "baby ideas", not actual babies. :biggrin:
     
  6. May 15, 2014 #5

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    I specially liked in the workshop how they put somones talking against specialists with completely opposed ideas.

    “New physics without new energy scale”
    Mikhail Shaposhnikov, Ecole Polytechnique Federale De
    Lausanne, Switzerland
    Commenter: Itzhak Bars, University of Southern California

    “Renormalization and Weyl invariance”
    Roberto Percacci, SISSA
    Commenter: Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute

    “Toward an Entropic Theory of Dark Matter.”
    Erik Verlinde, University of Amsterdam
    Commenter: Justin Khoury, University of Pennsylvania

    And today, there's a 1 hour brainstorm session (2:30, if you include lunching!)

    It would be good if Marcus could provide a background about the ideas which these people work with. He's good with this stuff.
     
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