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Topic: String theorists squeeze nine dimensions into three
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richard miller

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Re: String theorists squeeze nine dimensions into three
Posted: Jul 26, 2012 1:36 PM
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On Jul 25, 11:56 pm, and/or (Dr.
Jai Maharaj) wrote:
> String theorists squeeze nine dimensions into three
> Simulation suggests extra spatial directions failed to thrive
> By Devin Powell
> Friday, January 13, 2012
> A simulation of the early universe using string theory
> may explain why space has three observable spatial
> dimensions instead of nine.
> The leading mathematical explanation of physics goes
> beyond modern particle theory by positing tiny bits of
> vibrating string as the fundamental basis of matter and
> forces. String theory also requires that the universe
> have six or more spatial dimensions in addition to the
> ones observed in everyday life. Explaining how those
> extra dimensions are hidden is a central challenge for
> string theorists.
> This new paper demonstrates, for the first time, that
> our 3-D space appears naturally... from the 9-D space that
> string theory originally has, says Jun Nishimura of the
> High Energy Accelerator Research Organization in Tsukuba,
> Japan. He and his colleagues will publish their findings
> in an upcoming issue of Physical Review Letters.
> Continues here:
> Jai Maharaj, Jyotishi
> Om Shanti

So what, everyone is doing it:

'Compactification of an n-dimensional eigenvector space over long
evolutionary timescales'


Richard Miller

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