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TOPIC: On the Possibility of a New Principle of Equivalence and Its Relation With a String Theory Based on the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics by Angel Garcés Doz [refresh]

TOPIC: On the Possibility of a New Principle of Equivalence and Its Relation With a String Theory Based on the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics by Angel Garcés Doz [refresh]

Today there are several inconsistencies in quantum mechanics, we think, must be solved to make an advance that could open the door to a predictive theory of unification, according to empirical data. The first problem: the infinite sum of Feynman diagrams to calculate. This issue begins to have a way of solution, using the principle of unitarity. The second problem: The knowledge that is the mass, are not resulted successfully, because despite the recent progress with confirmation of the Higgs boson, the missing answers for of his character scalar. Third problem: non-locality and the abrupt collapse of the wave function. This essay will expose, in the most clear as possible, some ideas that might be useful.

My job is an electrician. My big hobby: particle physics. As a non-expert, and without appropriate studies, but try to provide, within the limitation of my knowledge, some ideas, maybe, could be of some value. Thank you very much. I apologize for my deficient English

Excellent!

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Dear George Rajna ,thank you very much

However, there are in my essay, two misspellings equations that do not affect the results.

Simply, when the assay had gone Fqxi, I realized.

I mention this, so take this into account. Two minor errors that do not affect the results, a bad transcription on paper, the equations are:

Pag 7, subsection 3.1.1, where

It has to be:

2) Endnotes

Where:

It has to be:

However, there are in my essay, two misspellings equations that do not affect the results.

Simply, when the assay had gone Fqxi, I realized.

I mention this, so take this into account. Two minor errors that do not affect the results, a bad transcription on paper, the equations are:

Pag 7, subsection 3.1.1, where

It has to be:

2) Endnotes

Where:

It has to be:

My calculations of Higgs

My phenomenon 18 degrees

http://vixra.org/abs/0907.0012

can help you to confirm your calculations.

18x7=126

18x11=198

18x14=252

18x18=324

See http://motls.blogspot.com/2012/08/conformal-standard-model-a

nd-second.html#more

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My phenomenon 18 degrees

http://vixra.org/abs/0907.0012

can help you to confirm your calculations.

18x7=126

18x11=198

18x14=252

18x18=324

See http://motls.blogspot.com/2012/08/conformal-standard-model-a

nd-second.html#more

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Dear Yuri:

I'll check your work, vixra.

Anything study, research, thinking, and exchange ideas, is very welcome. Thank you very much.

From what little I know, I have the impression, more or less in some physico-mathematical basis, that quantum reality, in the background is not as probabilistic, as it seems, mainly due to the interference of the observer.

But virtual particles, which define a "state" without possible interference of the observer (because, otherwise particles would be "real") have a real effect in the strict sense of the scholastic definition of quantum theory, with the great advantage that the mathematical modeling is free of interference from the observer or measurement problem.

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I'll check your work, vixra.

Anything study, research, thinking, and exchange ideas, is very welcome. Thank you very much.

From what little I know, I have the impression, more or less in some physico-mathematical basis, that quantum reality, in the background is not as probabilistic, as it seems, mainly due to the interference of the observer.

But virtual particles, which define a "state" without possible interference of the observer (because, otherwise particles would be "real") have a real effect in the strict sense of the scholastic definition of quantum theory, with the great advantage that the mathematical modeling is free of interference from the observer or measurement problem.

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Dear, Yuri: actually, you are posing problems, relationships that have to do a lot with the great role of number theory in future quantum theory of unification of the forces, including gravity.

The topic is to discuss so widespread, but in relation to this interesting pattern, maybe I can bring you something to help you.

First: it is easy to show that consecutive Fibonacci numbers,...

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The topic is to discuss so widespread, but in relation to this interesting pattern, maybe I can bring you something to help you.

First: it is easy to show that consecutive Fibonacci numbers,...

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About number 240

Once i decide ask famous mathematician John Conway question

and get answer

Hello Yuri!

You ask what relation there is between the 240 minimal vectors

of the E8 root lattice and the 230 crystallographic space groups.

The answer is - I don't know of any relation.

I remark that the number of crystallographic space groups should

really be counted as 219 rather than 230, at least as far as

mathematicians are concerned. The reason for the difference is that

11 of them are what I call "metachiral", meaning that they cannot be

deformed into their mirror images. The crystallographers count these

twice, but mathematicians have learned that one should really classify geometric groups by their orbifolds, and there's no way to count orbifolds for the spacegroups that gives 230.

Now to your other question, about 196883 and 196560 - I'll deal

with that in a reply to one of your other messages. J

Yuri Danoyan wrote:

The E8 root system is a rank 8 root system containing 240 root vectors spanning R8. It is irreducible in the sense that it cannot be built from root systems of smaller rank. Each of the root vectors in E8 have equal length. It is convenient for many purposes to normalize them to have length √2.240

There are connection between this and crysallographic points group?

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Once i decide ask famous mathematician John Conway question

and get answer

Hello Yuri!

You ask what relation there is between the 240 minimal vectors

of the E8 root lattice and the 230 crystallographic space groups.

The answer is - I don't know of any relation.

I remark that the number of crystallographic space groups should

really be counted as 219 rather than 230, at least as far as

mathematicians are concerned. The reason for the difference is that

11 of them are what I call "metachiral", meaning that they cannot be

deformed into their mirror images. The crystallographers count these

twice, but mathematicians have learned that one should really classify geometric groups by their orbifolds, and there's no way to count orbifolds for the spacegroups that gives 230.

Now to your other question, about 196883 and 196560 - I'll deal

with that in a reply to one of your other messages. J

Yuri Danoyan wrote:

The E8 root system is a rank 8 root system containing 240 root vectors spanning R8. It is irreducible in the sense that it cannot be built from root systems of smaller rank. Each of the root vectors in E8 have equal length. It is convenient for many purposes to normalize them to have length √2.240

There are connection between this and crysallographic points group?

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Dear Dr. Conway

Why so close each other 24-dimensional kissing number 196560

and ......the Monster simple group 196883?

This time, there IS a reason, although it's not quite as obvious

as it might have been. The Monster group's representation

of dimension 196883 splits into 3 pieces when restricted to the

centralizer 2^(1+24).Co1 of an involution. These three pieces

have dimensions 299, 98280 and 98304. The 299-dimensional

representation has the large kernel, 2^(1+24), so its dimension

had to be quite small. The given involution is mapped to 1 in

that piece, and also in the 98280-dimensional one, but to -1

in the 98304-dimensional one. One expects 1 to be about as frequent

as -1.

Summarizing, one expects the three dimensions to be

small, about half, about half the total dimension. Now the middle dimension is one-half of the kissing number 196560, since the space is spanned by 98280

1-spaces that correspond to pairs of opposite minimal vectors.

So it's not so much that 196883 is near 196560, but that one-half

the latter number is near one-half of 196883, so-to-speak!

Regards, John Conway

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Why so close each other 24-dimensional kissing number 196560

and ......the Monster simple group 196883?

This time, there IS a reason, although it's not quite as obvious

as it might have been. The Monster group's representation

of dimension 196883 splits into 3 pieces when restricted to the

centralizer 2^(1+24).Co1 of an involution. These three pieces

have dimensions 299, 98280 and 98304. The 299-dimensional

representation has the large kernel, 2^(1+24), so its dimension

had to be quite small. The given involution is mapped to 1 in

that piece, and also in the 98280-dimensional one, but to -1

in the 98304-dimensional one. One expects 1 to be about as frequent

as -1.

Summarizing, one expects the three dimensions to be

small, about half, about half the total dimension. Now the middle dimension is one-half of the kissing number 196560, since the space is spanned by 98280

1-spaces that correspond to pairs of opposite minimal vectors.

So it's not so much that 196883 is near 196560, but that one-half

the latter number is near one-half of 196883, so-to-speak!

Regards, John Conway

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Angel

i forgot to say before reading my last essay you can read my first essay based

on real facts of physics.

http://www.fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/946

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i forgot to say before reading my last essay you can read my first essay based

on real facts of physics.

http://www.fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/946

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Do you like?

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/1335

specially his calculator

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http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/1335

specially his calculator

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I sending to you Frank Wilczek’s 3 keen articles

http://ctpweb.lns.mit.edu/physics_today/phystoday/Ab

s_limits388.pdf

http://ctpweb.lns.mit.edu/physics_today/physt

oday/Abs_limits393.pdf

http://ctpweb.lns.mit.edu/physics_toda

y/phystoday/Abs_limits400.pdf

All the best

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http://ctpweb.lns.mit.edu/physics_today/phystoday/Ab

s_limits388.pdf

http://ctpweb.lns.mit.edu/physics_today/physt

oday/Abs_limits393.pdf

http://ctpweb.lns.mit.edu/physics_toda

y/phystoday/Abs_limits400.pdf

All the best

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ahahahah they delete, they fear oh the poor thinkers. even like that they fear.

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If you do not understand why your rating dropped down. As I found ratings in the contest are calculated in the next way. Suppose your rating is and was the quantity of people which gave you ratings. Then you have of points. After it anyone give you of points so you have of points and is the common quantity of the people which gave you ratings. At the same time you will have of points. From here, if you want to be R2 > R1 there must be: or or In other words if you want to increase rating of anyone you must give him more points then the participant`s rating was at the moment you rated him. From here it is seen that in the contest are special rules for ratings. And from here there are misunderstanding of some participants what is happened with their ratings. Moreover since community ratings are hided some participants do not sure how increase ratings of others and gives them maximum 10 points. But in the case the scale from 1 to 10 of points do not work, and some essays are overestimated and some essays are drop down. In my opinion it is a bad problem with this Contest rating process. I hope the FQXI community will change the rating process.

Sergey Fedosin

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Thank you very much for the info.

Sure that the process of selection and other evaluation aspects of the essays can be improved.

However, there is a balance to the final assessment: a jury of experts, so I have understood, weigh three times the rating of the community.

Anyway it does not seem balanced to separate academics, non-academics. It's a personal opinion, of course

But for me, the most important thing is to exchange knowledge, ideas, physico-mathematical developments

Sure that the process of selection and other evaluation aspects of the essays can be improved.

However, there is a balance to the final assessment: a jury of experts, so I have understood, weigh three times the rating of the community.

Anyway it does not seem balanced to separate academics, non-academics. It's a personal opinion, of course

But for me, the most important thing is to exchange knowledge, ideas, physico-mathematical developments

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