What is a concept?

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72 of 202: A grid-matrix-system for everything, everywhere for all time, Not a theory or vision, just math.

An open letter to old colleagues, especially Hawking’s colleagues1

Redefine Space, Time And Infinity2


Among our creatively-aggressive and confident scholars, Neil Turok of Perimeter Institute, Nima_Arkani-Hamed of the Institute for Advanced Studies, and Max Tegmark of_MIT have been pleading for a fundamental reorientation to the basic constituents of reality requiring a deep redefinition of space, time and infinity.
__________ Turok _______ Nima _______ Max
They ask, “What could be more fundamental?” If we throw out all preconceptions, what are more fundamental concepts? I propose that we use general concepts but with very specific meanings, all of which we know well: continuity, symmetry and harmony.

My redefinition goes something like this:
1. Continuity begets order begets numbers which beget time.
2. Symmetry begets relations which beget geometries which beget space.
3. Harmony begets dynamics which begets systems which begets space-time.

Continuity-symmetry-harmony, taken as a whole, first redefines how we understand the infinite and then it redefines the finite such that space and time are derivative and quantized.

Einstein SaysOur chart of the universe starts at the Planck units of Length/Time and Mass/Charge. Take as a given that there is a natural inflation3 or a thrust within our universe such that each unit doubles; then each result doubles until in just 202 doublings, you’ll have your first real map of the universe from the first moment to the Age of the Universe today and the size of the Observable Universe right now.

That chart is here: https://81018.com/chart/  By the 67th doubling we can measure particles in space.4 This is a rather small section that is perhaps best described as “the CERN scale.” Not until the 84th doubling, can we finally measure a unit of time. Between the 143rd and 144th doubling is one second. By the 169th doubling we have a light year. By the 189th doubling we have a million years. By the 199th doubling we have an aeon (billion years). By the 202nd doubling, we do indeed have a rather complete map of a logical and highly-integrated mathematical and geometric universe.

If we review just a small sampling of those 202 doublings, there is a logic and a flow with over 1000 real numbers to examine. An initial analysis is here:  https://81018.com/planck_universe/  Here are six sets of numbers. Individually and as a whole, the numbers support the logic of a quiet expansion, plus the numbers support the current definitions of the cosmological epochs better than the guesstimates and estimates from within the infinitely-hot, infinitely-dense start proposed by Guth and Hawking (and so many other scholars).  A rather lengthy analysis is here: https://81018.com/2016/06/01/quiet/

These proposed concepts are idiosyncratic and quite unlike current scholarship. To open a discussion, I have created a page of long-term and short-term goals: https://81018.com/goals/

Your comments are most welcomed on any page, i.e. https://81018.com/why-now/   – Bruce


1  Most of our visitors know that Hawking died on Pi Day 2018. The homepage on Pi Day referenced the BBC announcement as well as the place of Pi within our scholarship. There was also a reference to a new page of tweets and links about Hawking’s death.
2  This header title is the “RE” or “Subject” of this open letter. Then comes a salutation and then the content as given above. This letter is being sent to many of those cited here.
3  There are two postings about this thrust and natural inflation: https://81018.com/ni and https://81018.com/thrust
4  The first 67 doublings, 1-to-67, have never been recognized as such by our scholarly community.  We hypostatize that 1-to-64 is strictly a geometrical, logical, and mathematical domain. Perhaps it is a place for some kind of hypostatic science: https://81018.com/hypostatics  Why now?  And even more: https://81018.com/hypostatic