HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project

The dream of theoretical physics is to unite behind a common theory that explains everything, but that goal has remained highly elusive. String theory emerged 40 years ago as one of the most promising candidates for such a theory, and has since slipped in and out of favour as new innovations have occurred. Now Europe is fortunate to have one of the worlds leading experts in string theory working on an ambitious project that could make significant progress towards a unified theory, and at least help resolve two mysteries. One is how the universe emerged in the beginning as a random fluctuation of a vacuum state, and the other is a common explanation for all sub-atomic particles.

Czech physicist Dr. Martin Schnabl has been selected to receive a EURYI Award by the European science Foundation (ESF) and the European Heads of Research Councils (EuroHORCS) to help him pursue his project and build on five years of hard work culminating in the solution of an equation in string field theory that had gone unsolved for 20 years. The elegance and beauty of the solution have been widely praised in a field that is highly regarded for its aesthetic appeal, drawing together many important concepts in mathematics and physics. The EURYI Awards scheme, entering its fourth and final year, aims to attract outstanding young researchers from anywhere in the world to work in Europe for the further development of European science, contributing to building up the next generation of leading European researchers.

String theory was developed in an attempt to bring together the physics of the big and the small, represented respectively by general relativity and quantum mechanics. It replaces the idea of elementary particles occupying a single zero point with a one dimensional string joining two points. In this sense a string, like a particle, is a model designed to represent or predict particular fundamental properties of the physical universe. But while the number of particles cont
'"/>

Contact: Thomas Lau
tlau@esf.org
33-388-762-158
European Science Foundation
2-Aug-2007


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
2. Progesterone injections do not prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies
3. Progesterone therapy and preterm birth: More evidence helps identify women who can benefit
4. Pre-implantation genetic screening reduces both ongoing pregnancy and live birth rates in over 35s
5. Fine particulate matter from traffic may influence birth weight
6. Penn researchers report that gene therapy awakens the brain despite blindness from birth
7. Noninvasive screening in early pregnancy reduces Downs births by 50 percent
8. Rapid syphilis testing in Haiti will prevent congenital disease and stillbirths
9. Premature births may be linked to seasonal levels of pesticides and nitrates in surface water
10. Difficult births in obese women due to uterus failure
11. Pitt study notes decline in male births in the US and Japan

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/6/2019)... FRANCISCO (PRWEB) , ... February 04, 2019 , ... ... of a new Explorer™ story which provides insights to help individuals understand how ... to decreased cardiovascular wellness. , After individuals eat foods that contain choline ...
(Date:2/2/2019)... ... February 01, 2019 , ... uBiome, ... Testing Laboratories by A2LA, which establishes requirements for medical laboratories to demonstrate competence ... is already CLIA-licensed as well as College of American Pathologists (CAP)-accredited, a designation ...
(Date:1/24/2019)... ... 23, 2019 , ... rHEALTH LLC, an innovative digital health ... the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for U.S. Patent Application No. ... This application covers the addition of a length scale to hydrogel microparticles. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:1/15/2019)... ... 15, 2019 , ... Personalized treatment plans may extend life expectancy for early-stage ... new study published in the journal Radiology. , Kidney, or renal, tumors are ... surgical procedure in which the tumor and part of the kidney are removed. However, ...
(Date:1/11/2019)... ... 11, 2019 , ... Drawing on over 22 years of software development expertise, ... EST will explore some of the key lessons that have driven customer satisfaction with ... multiple vendors, and find out how to ensure that you continue to be able ...
(Date:1/10/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... January 08, 2019 , ... VGI Medical ... has become a leader in bringing innovation to the market including VerteLoc, CerLoc, SiJoin ... the facet joint by utilizing a unique patented dual geometric design to limit motion ...
(Date:1/7/2019)... ... 07, 2019 , ... Kainos Medicine Inc. today announced that ... code-named "KM-819." KM-819 is an orally active small molecule that is a ... , This Phase 1 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled dose-escalation study was to evaluate ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: