Tag Archives: Lee Smolin

Einstein not to blame for the Flow-of-Time deviation

comment on Saving time: Physics killed it. Do we need it back?   New Scientist feature 01 November 2013 by Michael Slezak It’s unfair to blame Einstein for the ‘fatal blow’ to the ‘flow of time’, which some physicists still find problematic.  Lee Smolin argued … Continue reading

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Not only time is real, but space too!

Comment on “Time Reborn: from the crisis in physics to the future of the universe” Time is real, okay! A time-sequence is essential for the causality principle. Good that Lee Smolin comes out against “laws of physics” that take time to … Continue reading

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Failure of principle in New Scientist welcome to Smolin’s Phase Space

New Scientist writer, Amanda Gefter is in deep trouble, endorsing a ‘theory’  in which observers can’t agree on measurements made in space-time. It breaches the fundamental principle of a universe independent of observers. Secondly it breaches causality – space and … Continue reading

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Astrobiology = mainstream science, not protoscience

Astrobiology is mainstream Science, but String theory only emerging ‘Protoscience’ Prasanta Bandyopadhyay and colleagues at the interface between Astrobiology & Philosophy, at Montana State University, have responded to the criticism of their Origins 2011 Poster. Astrobiology is to be seen … Continue reading

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Physicists’ crits of String Theory

Wikipedia summarises String theory as an active research mathematical framework in particle physics that attempts to reconcile quantum mechanics and general relativity (GR). It is a contender for the theory of everything (TOE), a manner of describing the known fundamental forces … Continue reading

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