Hossenfelder's Razor

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Hossenfelder's Razor

Postby hyksos on March 26th, 2019, 12:00 am 

Dr. Copeland, I know it takes a lot of time to build these things -- but still -- wouldn't it make more sense to wait for the next really paradigm-breaking plausible theory? Wait for "the next Peter Higgs" , and then start building something?
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Yes. I think Sabine Hossenfelder has a very valid point here. But the question is , at what stage in that process do you say, aha, now it's time to build a new circular collider?

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Re: Hossenfelder's Razor

Postby bangstrom on March 26th, 2019, 1:48 am 

We have a scientific world full of paradigm-breaking plausible theories that don't require a collider or a whole lot of money or buying the politicians to decide who gets what.
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Re: Hossenfelder's Razor

Postby hyksos on March 26th, 2019, 1:53 am 

Is High Energy Physics "groping in the dark"?

.. an argument can be made...
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Re: Hossenfelder's Razor

Postby bangstrom on March 26th, 2019, 2:50 am 

hyksos » March 26th, 2019, 12:53 am wrote:Is High Energy Physics "groping in the dark"?


Some like Milo Wolff claim HEP is particle physics when, in reality, everything is waves.
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