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CATEGORY: The Nature of Time Essay Contest (2008) [back]
TOPIC: No Time for Quarks! by Franklin Potter [refresh]
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Franklin Potter wrote on Nov. 28, 2008 @ 09:30 GMT
Essay Abstract

An understanding of time from the viewpoint of leptons and quarks moving through a discrete 4-dimensional lattice reveals how we are closely connected to fundamental mathematical concepts. If this brief discussion on the discrete nature of time and space holds true, then the prediction of a new quark called the b' quark will appear at the Large hadron Collider very soon.

Author Bio

Frank Potter is a Research Physicist at Sciencegems.com who was formerly at the University of California, Irvine for 25 years. His latest popular science books are Mad About Physics and Mad About Modern Physics with co-author Christopher Jargodzky, in which one can find traditional and new challenges requiring at least one logical step beyond the physics textbook exercise. His research includes alternative viewpoints and extensions of the Standard Model of particle physics and the general theory of relativity.

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Lawrence B. Crowell wrote on Dec. 24, 2008 @ 22:49 GMT
I just took a look at your paper, which appears to be getting scant attention. It is taking me time to get around to them all. I have only given it a brief read through, but I too am interested in Weyl-Coxeter polytope systems. My paper #370 illustrates one aspect of my approach. I will try to read you paper in greater detail in the next few days.

Lawrence B. Crowell

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