Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Algebras at the very Foundations of Space and Time

Excellent paper out today.  Revolutionary?  Maybe.

(Submitted on 29 Jun 2015)
While describing the results of our recent work on exceptional Lie and Jordan algebras, so tightly intertwined in their connection with elementary particles, we will try to stimulate a critical discussion on the nature of spacetime and indicate how these algebraic structures can inspire a new way of going beyond the current knowledge of fundamental physics.