Finite-Infinite: Perfect Balance?
Our third Top Ten list (#3) is a focus on the finite-infinite relation. Is it possible to have a perfect balance between the two? Are we 50% finite and 50% infinite? Was it a subject of your New Year’s Eve discussions?
#4 Top Ten. Expel The Big Bang! Other Top Ten listings!
• What is finite? And, what is truly infinite?
• Finite or Infinite? Is That The Question?
In 1716 Sir Isaac Newton correctly believed he had won the debate with Gottfried Leibniz. First, Leibniz died. Second, Newton had the name and position: “Space and time are absolute and infinite.” Yet, today Leibniz is worth a second look. It seems space and time may well be finite and derivative of light.
Open for your comments:
• Quiet Expansion of the Universe: Learning from scholars like Frank Wilczek (MIT) and Freeman Dyson (Institute for Advanced Studies) can be intimidating. Trying not to be overwhelmed by their expertise, we shift our focus from particles to systems.
• #1 Top Ten (updated as a result of reader’s input)
• Like a King or Queen (December 19)
• The Numbers: A horizontally-scrolled chart with 12 rows and 204 columns which makes up 34-pages side-by-side, and over 2000 blocks of information to analyze and eventually to understand.
• First chart, December 2011.
• Value values, ethics and integrity
• More Numbers: Constructing The Universe From Scratch
Your Questions/Our Answers: Ask a question about this work, especially about the chart, and we will attempt to answer it!
To the Top Guns* of Physics: What’s wrong with this picture?
To Our Global Pop Stars & Others: An appeal to Katy Perry, “Become a spokesperson. Spread the word.”
News / Research
QuietExpansion.com opens for business: There are many websites associated with these efforts. Most attempt to capture historical moments in time and to analyze its possible role within academic work. There hasn’t been a place for personal reflections. That changes today.
Universe View: What is your expertise? There are many blanks; and all cells — over 2000 of them — will always be “under construction.”