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TUNG wrote on November 23, 2007
Yes, my comment also mentioned that he cited Volovik and others. But this is not what the fqxi article sounds.
By the way, Universe in a Helium Droplet is a book, not a paper.
Also, I don't think he has ever mentioned quarks in his papers.
PAUL VALLETTA wrote on November 14, 2007
Tung, Olaf Dreyer does infact list several authors, including Volovik, see his recent paper
titled:How Things Fall.
What is new from Dreyers perspective, is that there is nothing smaller than Quarks?
There are some really interesting probabilities to consider, and Volvoliks' "Universe in a
helium croplet" is a facinating paper in itself.
Tung, Olaf Dreyer has a recent paper Why Things fall
where he certainly cites Volovik's "Universe in a Helium...
TUNG wrote on November 10, 2007
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This article mentioned Dreyer's work and some possible consequences of it. I think this article does not do justice by omitting to mention that the theory so called "internal relativity" is not an invention of him. As mentioned by Dreyer in his papers, this view is already proposed by others like Grigori Volovik (see eg. his book "The Universe in a Helium Droplet"). More accurately, his work is just based on their work. Even its possible consequence on cosmological constant problem is dealt with...