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Gravity's Residue
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Objective reality, and the laws of physics themselves, emerge from our observations, according to a new framework that turns what we think of as fundamental on its head.

Dissolving Quantum Paradoxes
The impossibility of building a perfect clock could help explain away microscale weirdness.

Constructing a Theory of Life
An all-encompassing framework of physics could help to explain the evolution of consciousness, intelligence, and free will.

Usurping Quantum Theory
The search is on for a fundamental framework that allows for even stranger links between particles than quantum theory—which could lead us to a theory of everything.

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Bestselling science fiction author Neal Stephenson, artist Jayne Tollaksen, and musical physicists Ian Durham, Stephon Alexander & Brendan Foster chat about creativity in physics, novels, art and music, with Zeeya Merali.
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It is somewhat surprising to me that your theory does not include mass-energy equivalence. There is so much evidence that supports the MEE principle that it is difficult for any model to deny MEE.

For example, there is a well-known mass defect the represents of the binding energy of all elements and isotopes above hydrogen. Measurements of mass show this mass defect and the fusion of stars and supernovae as well as the nuclear energy that warms our planet all depend on MEE. I am afraid...

I deny that E=M.

I defined mass. I work with defined properties. Mass is currently officially an undefined property. I have unofficially defined it and put it to use.

"When a ball drops to the floor, isn't that a measure of mass? If you are saying that mass is something in which we must simply believe, I am there as long as you stipulate that action is also something in which you must simply believe. As axioms, their only definitions are with each other or themselves."


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