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- Fri Aug 17, 2007 5:18 am UTC
- Forum: Science
- Topic: Physical interpretation of the action.
- Replies: 1
- Views: 1546
Someone who thinks about physics with more physical intuition than myself might be able to help you out, but here's my take. What's the physical interpretation of the Lagrangian? I don't have one. For that matter, what about momentum? Okay, I'll admit I have a little picture of balls bouncing around...
- Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:44 am UTC
- Forum: General
- Topic: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas
- Replies: 262
- Views: 48635
LE4dGOLEM wrote: Challange: how would you do a Ninja, keeping that same theme?
Coming in on this a bit late... one could wear Nine Inch Nails paraphernalia on one's mandible.
- Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:22 am UTC
- Forum: Movies and TV Shows
- Topic: The epic tale of many dimensions hits the big screen!
- Replies: 23
- Views: 9261
why 10 dimensions? seems completely arbitrary to me The interesting thing is that it's not arbitrary, it's exactly required by the theory. (I'll cite Alex Vilenkin's lay book Many Worlds in One for that. An interesting book, though much of it is speculative.) Feynman has given us an example where w...
- Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:00 am UTC
- Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
- Topic: 0171: "String Theory"
- Replies: 89
- Views: 39711
If you assume everything is made up of little strings, you get gravity. *Poof!* You don't have to add it or anything, it just appears. That's really quite cool. As far as testable predictions go, yeah, well, that's why this comic is funny. But they're working on it. I have nothing but respect for st...