Is it time to tear apart the fabric of space-time?

August 9, 2010 § 1 Comment

Is it time to tear apart the fabric of space-time? (Image: Chrisos Maggans)Another “Theory of Everything” to think about. This guy is taking on Einstein. You have to admire his courage.

“And so space-time – the malleable fabric whose geometry can be changed by the gravity of stars, planets and matter – was born. It is a concept that has served us well, but if physicist Petr Horava is right, it may be no more than a mirage. Horava, who is at the University of California, Berkeley, wants to rip this fabric apart and set time and space free from one another in order to come up with a unified theory that reconciles the disparate worlds of quantum mechanics and gravity – one the most pressing challenges to modern physics.” Read the full story

via Rethinking Einstein: The end of space-time – physics-math – 09 August 2010 – New Scientist.

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