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CATEGORY: Is Reality Digital or Analog? Essay Contest (2010-2011) [back]
TOPIC: Units of a Metric Tensor and Physical Interpretation of the Gravitational Constant by Boris Lev Hikin [refresh]
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Author boris lev hikin wrote on Jan. 24, 2011 @ 11:53 GMT
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It is shown that writing the metric tensor in dimensionfull form is mathematically more appropriate and allows a simple interpretation of the gravitational constant as an emergent parameter. It is also shown that the value of the gravitational constant is due to the contribution of all the particles in the Universe. Newton's law of gravitation is derived from atomic considerations only. The Dirac's large number is related to the number of particles in the Universe.

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joseph markell wrote on Feb. 17, 2011 @ 02:59 GMT
Dear Boris:

(I am definitely not a mathematician!) I read your article as best I could and was impressed with the certainty that your essay seemed to possess in your analysis and conclusions.

Good luck to you,

joseph markell

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Peter Jackson wrote on Mar. 2, 2011 @ 19:20 GMT
Boris

I'm not a mathematician, but at least understood the words! When yo show Newton's law of gravitation is derived from atomic considerations only, can you tell me if you think 'space time curvature' in terms of EM wave delay and curved track, could be implemented by atomic particles (i.e. condensed ion plasma).

I'd be interested in any views on my own essay. http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/803

Best wishes

Peter

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