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11:20 pm on Jan 7, 2012 | #more | tags:

Should we expect a new revolution in physics, this time with logic arguments and not for justifying huge funds with flipping coins and counting particles (link)? Here's a recent paper describing how gravity can be considered a consequence of the information, not as a fundamental force. In my humble opinion, this idea has the necessary beauty to kick us beyond Einstein's general relativity.
Erik P. Verlinde - On the Origins of Gravity and the Laws of Newton
Multiwavelength image of M81 galaxy (courtesy of NASA Images)
(image courtesy: nasaimages.org)