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The simple universe, a status summary

I have long wanted to generate a simple  and direct summary of my  research and writing to date This is a first attempt. I’m sure I’ve left much out but I hope you can take it as a beginning. Some … Continue reading

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Son et Lumiére 2

Son et Lumiére 2 (see also: https://enquiriesnw.com/2015/10/17/son-et-lumiere/) Suppose for a minute that you were born deaf. That is, you had all the necessary nerves and brain regions that  facilitate hearing, but the mechanical parts of the system, the  part in your ears … Continue reading

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Seduced by Beauty: Sabine Hossenfelder’s Lost in Math

Seduced by Beauty: Sabine Hossenfelder’s Lost in Math As a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture in 1956, I was fortunate to have as an instructor Gyorgy Kepes, a world renowned artist in his own … Continue reading

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Questions and answers

Have you lain awake at night lately pondering the deep, unsolved questions of the universe? No I don’t mean how to pay this month’s rent or achieve world peace or make sure you don’t miss the bus again. No, I … Continue reading

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Wave-particle singularity

I blame Democritus. How could a Greek thinker from more than  2500 years ago be responsible for today’s problems, you may ask.? Well, he made up the idea that the world is made of some combination, aggregation, congealing of a … Continue reading

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“Quantum” thoughts

This recent posting on LinkedIn’s Theoretical Physics group led to much meandering discussion to no discernable clarity. Einstein’s admission to bafflement does not deter every Tom, Dick, or Harry from his own interpretation, of course, but maybe some clarification is … Continue reading

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The truth is simple

The truth is simple. Finding it is complicated. In January 2017 the physicist Frank Wilczek lectured at Arizona State University on the subject “The Materiality of Vacuum,” in a series introduced by Lawrence Krauss, famous for the theory that “everything … Continue reading

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