Archive for December, 2007

Grand Unified Theory?

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

“Now comes a paper which argues that one branch of the subject—geometry—could form the basis of all the laws of physics.”
- The Economist, November 22, 2007

Several elements of the story make it even more intriguing. Apparently the paper’s author, Garrett Lisi, isn’t a professor anywhere – like Einstein in 1905.

Al Gore’s Nobel Lecture

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Worth our time: (12/19/07 addition: and our action):

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2007/gore-lecture.html