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Black Hole Computers

Black Hole Computers “We have argued that the laws of physics that determine the precision with which the geometry of spacetime can be measured also

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Application

Application “This interpretation of the Kolmogorov scaling in the quantum gravitational setting implies that the physics of turbulence may help us understand the quantum fluctuation

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Consequences

Consequences “It is now obvious that a Kolmogorov-like scaling in turbulence has been obtained. Since the velocities play the role of the shifts, they describe

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Mind-bending

Mind-bending “Furthermore, in the case of irrotational fluids in three spatial dimensions, the equation for the fluctuations of the velocity potential can be written in

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Connectedness

Connectedness “Turbulence and Spacetime Foam. We will show that there are deep similarities between the problem of quantum gravity and turbulence. The connection between these

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Plant Root Archive

Plant Root Archive “Digitized by the Wageningen University & Research, the extensive archive is the culmination of 40 years of research in Austria that involved

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Puffy DM

Puffy DM “Been shown to be successful in explaining observations across a wide range of mass scales spanning dwarf galaxies of the THINGS sample, low-surface-brightness

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Linking Back

Linking Back “On the other hand, we can heuristically argue that MDM may enjoy similar properties as DM that are known to have finite size

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New Territory

New Territory “MDM as Puffy Dark Matter. MDM quanta obey infinite statistics. Hence they are extended and the well-known tools of effective field theory are

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The Hope

The Hope “This may explain why MOND does not work well at the cluster and cosmic scales, whereas MDM works at both the galactic and

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Old Failings

Old Failings “If we naively use MOND at the cluster or cosmic scale, we would be missing the pressure and cosmological constant terms, which could

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Better New Theory

Better New Theory “It is related to the fact that galaxies and clusters have very different length scales. In the presence of gravity, the temperature

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Luck + Reason

Luck + Reason “We can point out that MDM is more economical than CDM in fitting data at the galactic scale and it is superior

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Confirmation

Confirmation “We have found the emergence of a critical acceleration parameter related to Λ in MDM and it is found in correlations between dark matter

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Testing Theory

Testing Theory “Observational Tests of MDM at both the galactic and cluster scales. We have found the emergence of a critical acceleration parameter related to

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QED

QED “Quanta of MDM Obey Infinite Statistics.” (MDM = Modified Dark Matter). https://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/21/11/1035/htm Share the knowledge!

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Letter Soup

Letter Soup “For this reason, initially we called our dark matter model “MONDian Dark Matter” with which Modified Dark Matter shares the acronym MDM.” https://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/21/11/1035/htm

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Gnarly

Gnarly “Thus dark matter (M) of the kind we have in MDM can behave as if there is no (dark) matter but MOND (which denies

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The One Realty

The One Reality “The quantum theory of parallel universes is not the problem, it is the solution. It is not some troublesome, optional interpretation emerging

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So ends

So ends So ends this first of two weekends on the theme of emergence. Emergence is one of the most powerful new ideas in science,

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Roots

Roots “Information theory is deeply rooted in probability theory, to the extent that the axiomatic bases of both are formally equivalent. Both approaches, in turn,

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Mereology

Mereology  In contrast with other proposals, this approach is primarily mereological: emergence is considered to be a property of part-whole relationships within a system, which

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New Approach

New Approach “This article presents an overview of a recently proposed formal theory of causal emergence based on the frame-work of Partial Information Decomposition (PID).”

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Scientific Method

Scientific Method “Moreover, having a formal theory of emergence will allow scientists to formulate rigorous, falsifiable conjectures about emergence in different scenarios and test them

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Experimental Approach

Experimental Approach “Riding on a wave of renewed philosophical investigations, recent work is opening a new space of discussion about emergence that is firmly within

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Glimmer of Hope

Glimmer of Hope “Modern scientific practice is dominated by reductionist assumptions, at least in its overall theoretical and philosophical commitments. At the same time, the

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Irreducibility

Irreducibility “At the other extreme, strong forms of emergentism argue for a radical independence between layers of reality, such that some high-level phenomena are in

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Reductionism

Reductionism “At one extreme of the spectrum, reductionism claims that all that is ‘real’ can always be explained based on sufficient knowledge of a system’s

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Contested Subject

Contested Subject “A distinctively controversial topic, research on emergence has been characterised by differing assumptions and positions — explicit and implicit — about its nature

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