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Preface

The purpose of this blog is to elaborate on the theoretical ideas contained in its companion book “The Reality of Four Spatial Dimensions.

In Thomas S. Kuhn’s book “The Structure of Scientific Revolution” he documents the doubts that precipitate a paradigm change in scientific thought.

For example, even though one could still make accurate predictions of planetary motions using the 15 century geocentric models it became increasing more difficult to integrate that concept with the more accurate observational data provided by the new technologies of that day. This resulted in some scientists questioning their validity.

He suggests the doubt generated by its persistent inability of to explain new data lead many scientists of that period to adopt the simpler rules of the revolutionary heliocentric model.

Modern physics appears to be on the verge of a similar revolution because the discoveries of dark matter and dark energy are extremely difficult to integrate into its current theoretical models.

As Thomas S. Kuhn points out failure of an existing paradigm is a prelude to the search for a new one.

It continues the search, began in its companion book the “The Reality of Four Spatial Dimensions” to not only explain how one can seamlessly integrate the observations of dark matter and dark energy into a theoretical model based on the existence of four *spatial* dimensions but to provide a unifying mechanism responsible for the four forces of nature (gravity, electromagnetism, the weak, and strong) governing the interactions of matter, energy, space, and time.

Each article covers one aspect of a search for the “reality” it defines. For example, the article “What is dark energy” defines its casually in terms of an interaction of three-dimensional space with a fourth while others derive the quantum mechanical properties of energy/mass in terms of a resonant system formed by a matter wave on a “surface” of a three-dimensional space manifold with respect to a fourth *spatial* dimension.

It is not meant to verify the many answers found in the book “The Reality of Four Spatial Dimensions”. Instead it is meant to give the scientific community the specific information and experiment techniques required to either verify or falsify it contents. It relies less on mathematics and more on conceptual logic and thought experiments (much like Albert Einstein did) to show how one can explain and predict all modern observations by extrapolating the rules defining classical three-dimensional space to a fourth *spatial* dimension.

Copyright Jeffrey O’Callaghan 2015

“The universe’s most powerful enabling tool is not
knowledge or understanding but imagination
because it extends the reality of
one’s environment.”

Topic

Date Posted

Category

Author

Scientific irrationality: is it really necessary?


Dec. 15, 2015

Philosophy
Particle physics,
Theoretical


Jeff

Quantum mechanics in a nutshell…Don’t look: waves. Look: particles


Dec. 1, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical

Jeff

Do we really need Quantum Decoherence?


Nov. 15, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical


Jeff

The casualty of time

Nov. 1, 2015

Theoretical

Jeff

Space-time or
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Oct. 15, 2015

Theoretical


Jeff

Why does space exist?

Oct. 1, 2015

Theoretical,
Cosmology,

Jeff

Quantum energy distribution: a classical explanation


Sept. 15, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical

Jeff

Observer created reality: a classical explanation


Sept. 1, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical

Jeff

The dual realities of quantum mechanics:a classical explanation


Aug. 15, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical


Jeff

The physical meaning of Schrödinger wave equation


Aug. 1, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical


Jeff

Quantum entanglement: a classical explanation


July 1, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical


Jeff

The reality of the
“Big Crunch”


July 1, 2015

Theoretical,
Cosmology,


Jeff

Why the “Big Rip” cannot happen

June 15, 2015

Theoretical,
Cosmology,

Jeff

An Aristotelian perspective on Dark Matter and Quantum Mechanics


June 1, 2015

Philosophy


Jeff

The Balmer series as an emergent property of space-time


May 15, 2015

Theoretical


Jeff

The road to reality and why physicists have not found it.

May 1, 2015

Philosophy

Jeff

Holding scientist’s accountable

Apr. 15, 2015

Philosophy

Jeff

A classical interpretation of the wave function
collapse


Apr. 1, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical

Jeff

Why there is more matter than
antimatter


Mar. 15, 2015

Theoretical,
Cosmology,


Jeff

The origin of time

Mar. 1, 2015

Theoretical,

Jeff

Incorporating electromagnetism in General Relativity

Feb. 15, 2015

Theoretical,
Cosmology,
Particle physics,

Jeff

Dark Matter as a field property of space-time

Feb. 1, 2015

Theoretical,
Cosmology,
Particle physics,


Jeff


The abuse of imagination in physics

Jan.15, 2015

Theoretical,
Cosmology,
Philosophy

Jeff

A classical explanation of Quantum Superposition

Jan.1, 2015

Particle physics,
Theoretical


Jeff


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