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TOPIC: Physics is a Branch of Mathematics by CLAUDE MICHAEL CASSANO [refresh]
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Author CLAUDE MICHAEL CASSANO wrote on Mar. 6, 2015 @ 16:18 GMT
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Similarities of the harmonic functions and the complex plane to three-space and time may suggest that a four-space algebra might be constructed similar to the complex plane and that suitably 'smooth' functions may follow in much the same way as analytic functions in the complex plane yielding field equations for physical phenomena. Indeed, it turns out that such is the case.

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Authored several mathematics and Mathematical Physics books and numerous mathematics and mathematical physics videos. Taught mathematics courses at U.C.,Riverside, Crafton Hills College, & University of Redlands from 2005 through 2008 Academic Honors: 2004 SJSU Math Department Hoggatt Award Scholarship 2003 SJSU Math Department Fuller Award Scholarship Earned M. A. Mathematics, SJSU 05/2004 Earned B.A.Mathematics, at CSU, Chico 06/1973

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Joe Fisher wrote on Mar. 12, 2015 @ 19:29 GMT
Dear Dr. Cassano,

You truthfully wrote; “The current environment seems to be one of holding on to current theories because the holders of high degrees and department offices have that knowledge and new theory would tend to move them out of those positions of authority (and the accompanying high salaries).”

That is why my theorem of inert light will never be accepted by the...

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Joe Fisher wrote on Apr. 8, 2015 @ 15:32 GMT
Dear Claude,

I think Newton was wrong about abstract gravity; Einstein was wrong about abstract space/time, and Hawking was wrong about the explosive capability of NOTHING.

All I ask is that you give my essay WHY THE REAL UNIVERSE IS NOT MATHEMATICAL a fair reading and that you allow me to answer any objections you may leave in my comment box about it.

Joe Fisher

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