Re: OT: Modern Physics (was Re: phonemes (was: 'noun' and 'adjective'))
|Date:||Sunday, March 5, 2006, 23:05|
Paul Bennett wrote:
> On Sun, 05 Mar 2006 15:36:01 -0500, R A Brown
> <ray@...> wrote:
>> Just think how ideas in physics had changed from the beginning of
>> the 20th century to the beginning of the 21st century.
> I have nothing on (major) topic to add, but on topic to this
> sentence, look out for the name Burkhart Heim in the realm of modern
> Physics. His theories might potentially be very important over the
> next few years. He seems to have created a Grand Unified Theory Of
> Everything, though his work is poorly understood, and he has now
> passed away.
Burkhard, I believe, though it would be pronounced /bu@khA:t/, or
> First major result? Predicting the masses (and some other properties)
> of subatomic particles with 1,000,000 times the accuracy of any other
> Most exciting potential result? A hyperspace drive that reduces the
> trip to Mars to a couple of hours, and puts the nearest stars just a
> few months away.
> His work is extremely contraversial at the moment, but if it turns out
> to be good, it could be very interesting indeed.
Indeed, it does seem very interesting, but obviously I'm sceptical right