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... one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time, invented non-Euclidian geometry prior to the independent work of Janos Bolyai (1802–1860) and Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792-1856). NonEuclidian geometry generally refers to any geometry not based on the postulates of Euclid, including geometries for ...

... one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time, invented non-Euclidian geometry prior to the independent work of Janos Bolyai (1802–1860) and Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792-1856). NonEuclidian geometry generally refers to any geometry not based on the postulates of Euclid, including geometries for ...

"Here`s to Looking at Euclid" A Snapshot of Hyperbolic Geometry

... having the segment as radius and one endpoint as center. 4. All right angles are congruent. 5. If two lines are drawn which intersect a third in such a way that the sum of the inner angles on one side is less than two right angles, then the two lines inevitably must intersect each other on that side ...

... having the segment as radius and one endpoint as center. 4. All right angles are congruent. 5. If two lines are drawn which intersect a third in such a way that the sum of the inner angles on one side is less than two right angles, then the two lines inevitably must intersect each other on that side ...

Lecture 8: Curved Spaces

... Of course you are not expected to understand all of this but the point to take away is the following, The left side of the Einstein equation is related to the Riemann curvature tensor which is obtained by parallel transporting a vector around a parallelogram just like for two dimensional surfaces. L ...

... Of course you are not expected to understand all of this but the point to take away is the following, The left side of the Einstein equation is related to the Riemann curvature tensor which is obtained by parallel transporting a vector around a parallelogram just like for two dimensional surfaces. L ...

Lecture 14, 30 Oct 2012:Bell`s two

... • the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. • There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry ... There is no place for dogma in science. The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any ...

... • the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. • There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry ... There is no place for dogma in science. The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any ...

A GENERALLY COVARIANT FIELD EQUATION FOR GRAVITATION

... through q µν(S) , through the well-known Eq. (1), then electromagnetism is identified through q µν(A) . This inference is developed in Sec. 3 into a generally covariant field equation of gravitation and electromagnetism, an equation written in terms of the metric four-vector q µ , which is at the ro ...

... through q µν(S) , through the well-known Eq. (1), then electromagnetism is identified through q µν(A) . This inference is developed in Sec. 3 into a generally covariant field equation of gravitation and electromagnetism, an equation written in terms of the metric four-vector q µ , which is at the ro ...

Non-commutative Einstein equations and Seiberg

... 6. Key open problems and future directions In conclusion, the calculation performed seems to show that there is a mismatch between: (I) using the Seiberg–Witten map in the non-commutative action in order to express all non-commutative fields in terms of the commutative tetrad and spin-connection, a ...

... 6. Key open problems and future directions In conclusion, the calculation performed seems to show that there is a mismatch between: (I) using the Seiberg–Witten map in the non-commutative action in order to express all non-commutative fields in terms of the commutative tetrad and spin-connection, a ...

a tale of two observers

... dS/CFT can actually work (at least in this setup). N ∼ `2 /`2Pl is an INTEGER and hence the bulk cosmological constant is quantized. Brane constructions? In special cases, we can compute wavefunction (i.e. ZCFT ) [D.A.,Denef,Harlow], find interesting structure, possibly (non-perturbative) instabilit ...

... dS/CFT can actually work (at least in this setup). N ∼ `2 /`2Pl is an INTEGER and hence the bulk cosmological constant is quantized. Brane constructions? In special cases, we can compute wavefunction (i.e. ZCFT ) [D.A.,Denef,Harlow], find interesting structure, possibly (non-perturbative) instabilit ...

Emergence - Department of Computer Science

... Based on the solid geometry property that solids are not interpenetrable, conclude that any square-peg/round-hole pair with incompatible dimensions will not fit one within the other. Claim that whenever nature constructs entities that satisfy the properties assumed by solid geometry, their non-inter ...

... Based on the solid geometry property that solids are not interpenetrable, conclude that any square-peg/round-hole pair with incompatible dimensions will not fit one within the other. Claim that whenever nature constructs entities that satisfy the properties assumed by solid geometry, their non-inter ...

Einstein memorial lecture.

... attract one another. But if we study the motion of a ball or a rocket in the gravitational field of the earth, we ignore the tiny effect that the ball or rocket has on the motion of the earth. If we have a small charged particle in an electromagnetic field, the Lorentz equations describe the motion ...

... attract one another. But if we study the motion of a ball or a rocket in the gravitational field of the earth, we ignore the tiny effect that the ball or rocket has on the motion of the earth. If we have a small charged particle in an electromagnetic field, the Lorentz equations describe the motion ...

D-Geometry As A Model For Quantum Space-Time

... of space-time at very short length scales. In General Relativity, space-time is mathematically described as a pseudo-Riemannian manifold, some space that locally looks like a neighborhood in 1,3 . But from the basic principles of quantum physics we know that at very short distances, there are large ...

... of space-time at very short length scales. In General Relativity, space-time is mathematically described as a pseudo-Riemannian manifold, some space that locally looks like a neighborhood in 1,3 . But from the basic principles of quantum physics we know that at very short distances, there are large ...

Contents: 1. The Value of G 2. Two Alternatives 3. G Units 4

... G = ( 6:6742 Æ 0 :0010) Â 1 0 À 11 The error is: G U =G Ù 1 :932982 ...

... G = ( 6:6742 Æ 0 :0010) Â 1 0 À 11 The error is: G U =G Ù 1 :932982 ...

Hyperfunction Geometry

... Hyper-function geometry An old (1980) program of mine is to develop hyperfunction geometry. It was motivated by work of Hawking on Euclidean Quantum Gravity and of Penrose on Twistor Quantization. Hawking considers complex 4-manifolds. To begin with, they admit Lorentzian sections. But he goes on to ...

... Hyper-function geometry An old (1980) program of mine is to develop hyperfunction geometry. It was motivated by work of Hawking on Euclidean Quantum Gravity and of Penrose on Twistor Quantization. Hawking considers complex 4-manifolds. To begin with, they admit Lorentzian sections. But he goes on to ...

Or we may do physics

... According to some strings are not even wrong • They are at best a mathematical theory without any possibly verifiable connection with the real world • Are we like them or can we be wrong? • Can we be right? • What do I mean by Noncommutative Geometry? ...

... According to some strings are not even wrong • They are at best a mathematical theory without any possibly verifiable connection with the real world • Are we like them or can we be wrong? • Can we be right? • What do I mean by Noncommutative Geometry? ...