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Author Topic: Cosmic Triangles Open a Window to the Origin of Time  (Read 973 times)

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Cosmic Triangles Open a Window to the Origin of Time
« on: November 06, 2019, 03:27:53 pm »
A close look at fundamental symmetries has exposed hidden patterns in the universe. Physicists think that those same symmetries may also reveal time’s original secret.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-origin-of-time-bootstrapped-from-fundamental-symmetries-20191029/?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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Re: Cosmic Triangles Open a Window to the Origin of Time
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2019, 07:15:57 pm »
A close look at fundamental symmetries has exposed hidden patterns in the universe. Physicists think that those same symmetries may also reveal time’s original secret.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-origin-of-time-bootstrapped-from-fundamental-symmetries-20191029/?utm_source=pocket-newtab

I am bookmarking this to read when I have more brain. Just the title sounds fascinating (in a new-agey kind of way).

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Re: Cosmic Triangles Open a Window to the Origin of Time
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2019, 10:02:30 pm »
A close look at fundamental symmetries has exposed hidden patterns in the universe. Physicists think that those same symmetries may also reveal time’s original secret.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-origin-of-time-bootstrapped-from-fundamental-symmetries-20191029/?utm_source=pocket-newtab

Too. Cool.

I should be in bed asleep, but instead I'm devouring this article; thanks for posting it!

As someone keen on sacred geometry, this in particular caught my eye:

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the bootstrapped equation that he and his collaborators derived may be related to a geometric object, along the lines of the amplituhedron, that encodes the correlations produced during the universe’s birth even more simply and elegantly.

And then the Marvel guy in me thought:

The first song sets the wheel in motion / The second is a song of love / The third song tells of Her devotion / The fourth cries joy from the sky above
The fifth song binds our fate to silence / and bids us live each moment well / The sixth unleashes rage and violence / The seventh song has truth to tell
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Re: Cosmic Triangles Open a Window to the Origin of Time
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2019, 10:24:41 pm »
the bootstrapped equation that he and his collaborators derived may be related to a geometric object, along the lines of the amplituhedron, that encodes the correlations produced during the universe’s birth even more simply and elegantly.

So this made me go back and read the amplutihedron article, which got me all stoked when it first came out...
https://www.quantamagazine.org/physicists-discover-geometry-underlying-particle-physics-20130917/

...and as a sacred geometer who, like so many others, favors the circle as a representation of the ultimate divine, this sentence practically gave me an orgasm:

"They have also found a “master amplituhedron” with an infinite number of facets, analogous to a circle in 2-D, which has an infinite number of sides. Its volume represents, in theory, the total amplitude of all physical processes. Lower-dimensional amplituhedra, which correspond to interactions between finite numbers of particles, live on the faces of this master structure."

A more fitting model of the underlying spirit manifesting itself in our reality, I could not imagine.
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Re: Cosmic Triangles Open a Window to the Origin of Time
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2019, 11:03:03 pm »
A close look at fundamental symmetries has exposed hidden patterns in the universe.

Interesting, given the symbolism of triangles in so many cultures; including Hinduism.
"The worshippers of the gods go to them; to the manes go the ancestor-worshippers; to the Deities who preside over the elements go their worshippers; My devotees come to Me." ... "Whichever devotee desires to adore whatever such Deity with faith, in all such votaries I make that particular faith unshakable. Endowed with that faith, a votary performs the worship of that particular deity and obtains the fruits thereof, these being granted by Me alone." - Sri Krishna

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