Jürgen Jost

An expert on Max Planck, geometry, theoretical physics, dynamical systems…

Jost, Jürgen
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 12:11 PM

Dear Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jost:

Congratulations on such a significant body of work [1],[2],[3],[4],[5],[6]. Most impressive.

Our work started within the unique naivete of a high school geometry class. We were studying the tetrahedron — https://81018.com/tot/ — and the octahedron within it. We could not find references to the four hexagonal plates within that octahedron. I had asked John Conway about them in and around May 2001. It was a busy day in Princeton and that discussion didn’t get enough attention.

December 19, 2011, New Orleans: It wasn’t until my few days with the kids in a high school that we did our three-dimensional Zeno walk down inside the tetrahedron and octahedron. We didn’t know we were blazing a new trail. Down inside a rabbit hole, then a wormhole, and then an infinitesimal ever-smaller…

After getting comfortable with the concepts, we went all the way down into Planck’s scale and then out to the age of the universe following the doublings of Planck Time and Length. It mapped out: https://81018.com/chart/
There were just 202 base-2 notations from the start until Now!

Now that was years ago. Now what do we do?  We had posted pages all over the web so I collected them in one place: https://81018.com It is always our latest query. 

If you do not have time to go to those pages, might you consider the questions just below that are on the homepage today?  Your answers would be very helpful as we try to continue our walk between physics and math. Thank you, thank you.

Most sincerely,

Bruce

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Bruce E. Camber

Questions:
1. Might there be fundamental units of length and time, as well as mass and charge (similar to, but more accurate than, the Planck base units), that are among the parameters that define the first moment or instant of the universe?
Answer: Yes | No | Maybe
Comment:
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2. Might an infinitesimal sphere be a first manifestation of such base units?
Answer: Yes | No | Maybe
Comment:
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3. Might sphere stacking and cubic-close-packing of equal spheres be among the first functional activities to define the universe?
Answer: Yes | No | Maybe
Comment:
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4. Might the rate by which spheres emerge be determined by a fundamental unit of time which would be one sphere per unit of a fundamental length? For example, we used Planck Time. That computes to 539.116 tredecillion spheres per second given the value of Planck Time is 5.39116(13)×10-44 seconds.
Answer: Yes | No | Maybe
Comment:
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5. Might base-2 notation be applied to create an ordering schema for these spheres? If that fundamental unit of time were Planck Time, approximately 436,117,076,900,000,000 seconds would pass to get to the current time which would be within the 202nd doubling (base-2).
Answer: Yes | No | Maybe
Comment:
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6. Might there be a range of perfection from the earliest notations and prior to any kind of quantum fluctuation, be it ontological or physical?
Answer: Yes | No | Maybe
Comment:
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7. Might these spheres:
___(a) be defined by continuity-symmetry-harmony (which redefines infinity)?
___Answer: Yes | No | Maybe Comment:
___(b) …become the basis to define the aether?
___Answer: Yes | No | Maybe Comment:
___(c) …be the reason for homogeneity and isotropy?
___Answer: Yes | No | Maybe Comment:
___(d) …and, be the essence of dark matter and dark energy?
___Answer: Yes | No | Maybe Comment:
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8. Might you be open to receive another eight questions about foundational concepts no sooner than eight months from today?
Answer: Yes | No | Maybe
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