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CATEGORY: It From Bit or Bit From It? Essay Contest (2013) [back]
TOPIC: ITS FROM BITS, BITS FROM IT- NATURE THE UNIVERSE AND M-THEORY-The physical theory as a source of information. by Michael muteru [refresh]
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Author Michael muteru wrote on Jun. 24, 2013 @ 16:20 GMT
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The universe has always been a mystery to the human mind,It has proven to be a multi-faceted enterprise diverse as what it embodies.The Cosmological universe also has its basis too in philosophy,information on the universe is sought in modern ways using the physical theory.The universe displays reality at the deepest level.A Physical universe must also exist in maths,of which the fundamentals are digits/numbers.The universe is herein taken as a physical computer,I reveal The fundamentals that are most likely to make M-theory work-Using it to define the computational parameters that make the universe qualify to be a supercomputer easily capable of Quantum Computing. I take a historical walk from the past to the present displaying the mans quest for Truth about the universe and eventually reality.

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aged only 25 years,living in Nyeri,Kenya.I study Superstring theory at home and currently working on formulating the complete M-theory in a simple understandable manner.i generally publish my findings on viXra the open e-print journal in Quantum gravity and string theory.I farm during my free time.

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Hoang cao Hai wrote on Jun. 25, 2013 @ 02:41 GMT
Dear Michael

Unfortunately, your essay is too large for automatic translation capabilities of my computer. Anyway,also wish you success.

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/1802

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 11:58 GMT
THANK YOU FOR THE RATING.

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 12:54 GMT
kindly take a bit of your precious time to review/vote my essy

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Antony Ryan wrote on Jun. 25, 2013 @ 03:00 GMT
Hello Michael,

I'm curious about your closing statement around Black Holes. I too think they are key to information and reality, plus the fact they are centered on a size-less point makes them all the more fascinating. Hopefully our essays have common ground to discuss these foundational questions further?

Best wishes,

Antony

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 12:05 GMT
Hi Anthony,thanks for your review,have also looked through yours its a nice read.just rated it.information in itself is so wide a subject.using physics to describe it is much easier.I propose that information too follows the fundamental law of energy.that is energy cannot be created or destroyed but can only be transformed into one form or another.

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 12:10 GMT
hope you too find time to rate my essay thanks

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Joe Fisher wrote on Jun. 25, 2013 @ 15:17 GMT
Mr. muteru,

I found reading your very well crafted essay absorbing.

As an old feeble realist, will you allow me to make a comment about it?

You wrote, “Our universe is just a mirror truth written in just 3 Dimensions.” But right after that sentence came the heading, “Uniqueness and Appeal.” You never subsequently mentioned what you thought was appealing about uniqueness.

In my essay Bitters, I have stressed the fact that one real unique Universe can only be eternally occurring in one real here and now travelling in one real infinite dimension, once. Could you please explain your idea of unique?

Incidentally, I think that the reason a perpetual motion machine cannot be built is because everything in the real Universe is already perpetually traveling at the default “speed” of light.

Joe

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Antony Ryan replied on Jun. 30, 2013 @ 15:51 GMT
Joe, I agree that everything is perpetually travelling at the speed of light. Even particles of mass propagate their gravity at c.

Great point - well made.

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 12:21 GMT
hello joe

Thanks alot for the encouraging review,the notion of building anything in the universe including the universe itself is a sheer violation of a fundamental rule -that of energy.If the universe can be expressed physically in terms of matter and energy then too this holds.I work mainly on M-theory the top-down approach,maybe you can observe how the story unfolds via this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2001/paralleluni.shtml.
With superconductivity i meant matter that makes up the cosmological constant -Cold Dark matter/dark energy .The photon is placed in this as the background on its worldsheet Thank you. hope you vote and rate my essay too

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Manuel S Morales wrote on Jun. 25, 2013 @ 22:01 GMT
Michael,

What did pi have to do with the universe? Interesting closure to a very insightful essay. I appreciated your inquiry and analysis of this very involved topic and have rated your essay accordingly.

When you get the chance, I hope you will take the time to review and rate my essay. I believe you will find it provocative and relevant to your efforts:

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/1809

Good luck with your entry.

Regards,

Manuel

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Akinbo Ojo wrote on Jun. 26, 2013 @ 10:37 GMT
Hello Michael,

I love your inquiring mind. But do not get carried away with 11-dimensions, strings, etc. I would advise you stick with the usual 3-dimensions, like I do in my essay, where I also touch on geometry like you also tried to do.

Best of luck,

Akinbo

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 12:37 GMT
hi Akinbo.I HAVE RATED YOUR ESSAY ACCORDINGLY.To have the best view of the valley climb a hill.To have the best view of the hill go down into the valley.I reckon sticking to the three dimensions would be a serious mistake,putting all your eggs in one basket.M-theory has been around since 1995,string theory since the 60 s.Bosonic string theorists conjured the quarks,hadron theories,in fact string theory then aided to a great extent in discovery of new particles due to its immense predictive power.M-theory has been a long story but not only a true one but real .watch http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2001/paralleluni.shtml .fora bit of the insight.hope you continue the discourse.All the best thanks

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Jun. 28, 2013 @ 00:49 GMT
Dear Michael,

Thank you for presenting your nice essay. I saw the abstract and will post my comments soon. Can the information in any computer produce material?

I am requesting you to go through my essay also. And I take this opportunity to say, to come to reality and base your arguments on experimental results.

I failed mainly because I worked against the main stream. The...

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 12:45 GMT
thanks Gupta i reckon that the quest for reality is not for the easy hearted,New paths have to be crafted with forever unwavering eagerness.The theory called M-theory is largely ignored,yet its the pet subject of the best minds around,i propose you read from the superstring theory website www.superstringtheory.com,or watch these videos http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2001/paralleluni.shtml.


I think that reality is singular.See how, many eventually met as one.Thanks in advance.Kindly take your time to vote /rate my essay .

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Hoang cao Hai wrote on Jun. 28, 2013 @ 04:42 GMT
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THE ADDITIONAL ARTICLES AND A SMALL TEST FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT

To change the atmosphere "abstract" of the competition and to demonstrate for the real preeminent possibility of the Absolute theory as well as to clarify the issues I mentioned in the essay and to avoid duplicate questions after receiving the opinion of you , I will add a reply to you :

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Author Michael muteru replied on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 12:53 GMT
Hallo Cao

thanks for your inquisitive mind its only a matter of time.With M- theory .it is only a matter of time.String theory largely worked in development of QCD,QED theories later proved in [particle colliders in the 80s to even the Higgs Boson.String theory was once described as 21st century physics that fallen by chance into 20th century physics.With the advencement in technology.the entire enterprise will be so easy to prove.for a bit of insight into the long story watch http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2001/paralleluni.shtml.
hope you take a bit of your precious time to rate my essay thanks.

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Author Michael muteru wrote on Jul. 4, 2013 @ 16:20 GMT
The universe is complex simplicity,simplicity at the most complex scales while at the same time complexity at the simplest scales.Thanks alot for all who have rated my essay ITS FROM BITS, BITS FROM IT- NATURE THE UNIVERSE AND M-THEORY-The physical theory as a source of information.

I greatly appreciate your kind words,Live quite far away from an internet cafe.Must surely take the time to read and rate your essays soonest.I appreciate you alot,sorry today the connections is quite slow.Thanks in advance

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Peter Jackson wrote on Jul. 12, 2013 @ 17:14 GMT
Michael,

Thanks for a very enjoyable and interesting read. You wrote a lovely review running smoothly into your thesis. I found your writing style excellent, and gained a fascinating fresh viewpoint on M-theory.

I'm not so dismissive of additional dimensions as many, in fact I've chanced across an insight into additional dimensions from my own work, ostensibly nothing to do with strings but seemingly consistent with early Kaluza conceptions. In my case they'd be higher order or smaller 'sample spaces', re-occurring fractally. I agree we should address 0, and indeed look at the whole complex distribution between 0 and 1. I'd greatly appreciate your own thoughts on whether there could be any analogy.

I think your score and place are entirely inappropriate and am happy to aid them. I also need good scores so I hope you also like mine. Very well done, and best wishes.

Peter

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Sreenath B N wrote on Jul. 24, 2013 @ 07:26 GMT
Dear Michael,

I have down loaded your essay and soon post my comments on it. Meanwhile, please, go through my essay and post your comments. Like you I too used to do farming but not now.

Regards and good luck in the contest,

Sreenath BN.

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/1827

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Stephen James Anastasi wrote on Jul. 28, 2013 @ 06:40 GMT
Dear Michael

I didn't know of HD 140283, and went looking. It seems that it does not actually conflict with the age of the universe, but one wonders: if this star is so close, there must be a very great number of others in the universe. Fascinating! Consequently, I'm sure there will be others that push the bounds of the age of the universe out there.

I liked your consideration of strings, and our fear of zero. It was an interesting read. I admire your determination to work in this area, especially given the need to fit it into such a radically different life background.

Good luck

Stephen Anastasi

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Sreenath B N wrote on Jul. 29, 2013 @ 16:26 GMT
Dear Michael,

You have written a highly imaginative essay in which you have thought the whole universe itself as a huge super computer capable of Quantum Computing. For this you have made use of the mathematics of M string theory. This is a highly complicated task and you have succeeded in doing it. I hope, you continue your work on this and improve up on it. For this work of yours I am going to give you maximum possible rating.

Best regards,

Sreenath

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Antony Ryan wrote on Aug. 4, 2013 @ 21:49 GMT
Hello Michael,

Sorry for the late reply to your reply above. I agree with what you say. I've now rated you too as requested. Hope the high score helps!

Best wishes,

Antony

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Paul Borrill wrote on Aug. 7, 2013 @ 21:48 GMT
Dear Michael,

I have now finished reviewing all 180 essays for the contest and appreciate your contribution to this competition.

I have been thoroughly impressed at the breadth, depth and quality of the ideas represented in this contest. In true academic spirit, if you have not yet reviewed my essay, I invite you to do so and leave your comments.

You can find the latest version of my essay here:

http://fqxi.org/data/forum-attachments/Borrill-TimeOne-
V1.1a.pdf

(sorry if the fqxi web site splits this url up, I haven’t figured out a way to not make it do that).

May the best essays win!

Kind regards,

Paul Borrill

paul at borrill dot com

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