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Rob Napier
Attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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Another interesting Kickstarter project for those of you interested in scripts and alphabets.
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I really like this idea. Anything that skips the crazy of the inflation period and dark energy is a plus in my book. Dark energy always feels like "aether" to me. There's got to be a better answer. If I'm reading this correctly, if matter and antimatter repel, then in a strong enough gravitational field real particles should be generated from virtual particles, just like you get for charged particles in a strong electrical field. Check. So you emit the "opposite" particle (vs. the black hole) since it's repelled. Check. Where I get a little confused is that I would think the congruent particle would add to the mass of the black hole, but if this mechanism is similar to Hawking radiation, I'm guessing what really happens is the black hole evaporates, thus "conversion." (Check? I don't fully get this part of Hawking radiation.) If I'm reading it all correctly, it's a pretty elegant way to create a big bang and nicely addresses the dang "why's there so much matter?" question. It also keeps the minimum size of the universe quite large so that all the crazy inflationary phase transitions go away. And it even comes with a testable hypothesis (matter/antimatter repel) to get us started figuring out if it might be true. This is an interesting conjecture to watch.
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+Peter Onyisi oh man yet another tragedy of the disaster. My friends in japan are saying its a long road to fixed.... anyway, very interesting. I have a personal theory that antimatter somehow explains the bizarre physics in dilithium crystal based propulsion systems. :)
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Who knows how long it will last, but for the moment I am a best selling author. #1 in Mobile & Wireless Computing. iOS 5 Programming Pushing the Limits is shipping and I hear some of the first people have received their copies. http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/books/377557011
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+David Mayhew It's been very exciting for us. I'm just really glad that it seems to be helpful to people. We've really been blown away by some of the reviews.
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  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Computer Engineering, 1990 - 1994
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One of your humble hosts for the One True Party. Hacker of Macs, iPhones and tree houses.
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