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Re: OT: Modern Physics (was Re: phonemes (was: 'noun' and 'adjective'))

From:Joe <joe@...>
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 something similar.
> > First major result? Predicting the masses (and some other properties) > of subatomic particles with 1,000,000 times the accuracy of any other > theory. > > 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 now.