Sunday, August 24, 2008

An excellent little grant...

(early-August 2008) - The Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi) has announced that it has awarded theoretical physicist A. Garrett Lisi (of 'An Exceptionally Simple Theory of Everything' fame) a grant of $77,222 to work on his theory, which involves using a recently mapped 248-dimension mathematical structure called E8 to unify all the fundamental particles and forces, including gravity.

See New Scientist.

2 comments:

Trent said...

Add a blog entry for Garrett's presentation at the TED conference. It is a very good layman's explanation of his model. The animations he uses are very cool and explain a lot about the existing standard model.

Link http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/garrett_lisi_on_his_theory_of_everything.html

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