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Theory of everything and chemical bond theory

  1. Dec 12, 2013 #1

    Theoretical physicists assert that quantum mechanic and relativistic world use distinct mathematical models that can not united into one so far. The reason of it, which I do not understand, is the gravity. Once we encompass the gravity in the quantum world (or vice versa), we (maybe) will have one model of "everything". Please, be merciful with me, I am not a physicist and I know I use kitchen language.

    But how is it possible, that we do not have for example "united theory of chemical bond" ? I presume, we do not need to count with gravity in this case. Instead of that we describe covalent, ionic bonds, "weak bonds" such as dipole–dipole interactions, the London dispersion force and hydrogen bonding. Do we know the logic laying underneath?

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  3. Dec 12, 2013 #2


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    Chemical bonds can be described via quantum mechanics ONLY. There is no reason to include gravity.

  4. Dec 12, 2013 #3


    Yes, for sure there is not need to include gravity. But does it mean, we have theoretical model which describes the chemical bond universally, so we can precisely predict the behavior and properties of any existing chemical substance ????

  5. Dec 12, 2013 #4


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    Yes, we can predict the behavior and properties extremely accurately using only Quantum Mechanics.
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