- Localization and the interface between quantum mechanics, quantum field theory and quantum gravity
- The No-Boundary Measure of the Universe
- The Israel Theorem: What is Nature Trying to Tell Us?
- Self-dual supergravity and twistor theory
- A combinatorial and field theoretic path to quantum gravity: the new challenges of group field theory
- The number of dimensional fundamental constants
- A 2D model of Causal Set Quantum Gravity: The emergence of the continuum
- On relationships among Chern-Simons theory, BF theory and matrix model
- Two-Loop Superstrings VII, Cohomology of Chiral Amplitudes
- Extensions of the Homotopy Lie Algebra of the Yang-Mills Theory: Important Examples
- Scaling algebras and pointlike fields: A nonperturbative approach to renormalization
- Functional integration and gauge ambiguities in generalized abelian gauge theories
- Symmetries in noncommutative field theories: Hopf versus Lie
- Hitchin’s Connection in Half-form Quantization
- Supersymmetric QFT, Super Loop Spaces and Bismut-Chern Character
- Ricci flows connecting Taub–Bolt and Taub–NUT metrics
- Gluon scattering in N=4 Super Yang-Mills at finite temperature
- Quantum measurement and quantum gravity: many-worlds or collapse of the wave-function?
**Geometric Langlands and QFT**- Gauge Theory and Representation Theory, Day I, Gauge Theory and Representation Theory, Day II
- Dispatches from the Conference on Gauge and Representation Theory
- QOTD
- If Amazon ran the arXiv
**arXiv API**

## Archive for November, 2007

27

Nov

07

### This week in the arXivs…

27

Nov

07

### The interesting bits of today…

- Astronomers Destroy Universe
**Rolling Stone: How America Lost the War on Drugs**- THE RESPONSIBILITY OF INTELLECTUALS
- Animaniacs: a Fun Lesson on Geography
- The Cape Town Open Education Declaration
- Why Beauty is Truth
- Finnish kids are the brightest in the world
- Search Google Like An Expert; Here are 13 Great Tips
- Use Google as Your Own P2P Network
- Google Mobile Maps PinPoints Your Location Without GPS
- Amazing Collection of Computer Science Video Lectures (Haskell, OO Programming in C++ & Java, Operating Systems, Data Mining, Networking and many more!)
- Holy Shmoly, Haskell smokes Python and Ruby away! And you can parallelise it!
- What Does Your Date’s Computer/OS Say About Her?
- Science Sensei 5
- Large Hadron Collider (1/3), Large Hadron Collider (2/3)
- Beauty and the Brain
- ONU: Brasil entra em grupo de alto desenvolvimento
- Brazil saves US$1 billion on HIV/AIDS drugs
- A Case of the Mondays: List of Most Overrated Things

23

Nov

07

### The interesting bits of today…

- Shaolin: Temple of Zen
- Larry Lessig: How creativity is being strangled by the law
- GNU PDF Project
- Oh, Tell Me the Truth About… the ODF Bust-Up
- Descoberta de campo de petróleo pode ‘transformar’ o Brasil, diz ‘FT’
- How to Get Things Done on Your Mac
- Brasil ‘será destaque’ em dez anos, dizem jovens em pesquisa
- What Do Brazil and Washington State Have in Common?
- Finally, MULTICS Goes Open
- India enters supercomputing race
- Research access project enters second stage
- Mathematics and Common Sense: A Case of Creative Tension
- A Comet bigger than the Sun
- Category Theory and Biology
- Lecture Search Engine
- China ranks second in S&T publication rates
- Creative Commons Discovers Dual Licensing
- Mathematical Curiosities in Futurama
- Are the Swedes Good at Everything?
- Why Public Denials May Only Fuel Conspiracy Theories
- Drupal Podcast: 50 Drupal Tips and Tricks
- Merkur “Vision” 2000 Double-Edge Razor 🙂

23

Nov

07

### This week in the arXivs…

- Reminiscence on the Birth of String Theory
- Singular manifolds, topology change and the dynamics of compactification
- Path integral measure factorization in path integrals for diffusion of Yang–Mills fields
- Quaternionic Analysis, Representation Theory and Physics
- TeV gravity in four dimensions?
- Computational Methods in Quantum Field Theory
- de Sitter Relativity: a New Road to Quantum Gravity
- An introduction to quantum gravity
- Wavelet-Based Quantum Field Theory
- From Big Crunch to Big Bang with AdS/CFT
- Loop groups and twisted K-theory I, Loop Groups and Twisted K-Theory II
- Two Dimensional Kodaira-Spencer Theory and Three Dimensional Chern-Simons Gravity
- Bubbling Calabi-Yau geometry from matrix models
- Consistent Orientation of Moduli Spaces
- Higgs physics as a window beyond the MSSM
- (2+1)-dimensional quantum gravity as the continuum limit of causal dynamical triangulations
- The decomposition of the spinor bundle of Grassmann manifolds
- Challenges to Path Integral Formulations of Quantum Theories
- Tannaka-Krein reconstruction and a characterization of modular tensor categories
- Elie Cartan’s torsion in geometry and in field theory, an essay

- O(A) Look: Now There’s a Surprise
- Science Sensei 1, Science Sensei 2, Science Sensei 3
- Copa no Brasil poderá ser um caos, diz Financial Times
- e and π go on a blind date
- The Way It Woz, The Way It Should Be: Steve Wozniak on All Things Apple
- Learning of the day, Does the US need more scientists?
- Brasil cai em ranking global de competitividade
- Norway gives 17 million euros to protect the Amazon
- Extending Ubuntu Studio 7.10 For Everyday Work: The Perfect Desktop
- Information Aggregators
- Can a spam filter play chess?
- What is the Largest Know Star?
- There’s a science to CBS’ ‘Big Bang Theory’
- Seeing a naked singularity
- Tricks using PARI
- Drawing vs Reality (Amazing PICS!)

20

Nov

07

### Last week in the arXivs…

- Functional Determinants in Quantum Field Theory
- Phase transitions induced by saddle points of vanishing curvature
- From Dirac spinor fields to ELKO
- Some results on the Zeeman topology
- An algebraic index theorem for Poisson manifolds
- String Theory in a Nutshell
- Supersymmetry and String Theory: Beyond the Standard Model
- An unknown story: Majorana and the Pauli-Weisskopf scalar electrodynamics
- On deformations of Ashtekar’s constraint algebra
- Manifestly Gauge-Invariant General Relativistic Perturbation Theory: I. Foundations
- Manifestly Gauge-Invariant General Relativistic Perturbation Theory: II. FRW Background and First Order
- Algebraic Quantum Gravity (AQG) IV. Reduced Phase Space Quantisation of Loop Quantum Gravity (Algebraic Quantum Gravity (AQG) I. Conceptual Setup, Algebraic Quantum Gravity (AQG) II. Semiclassical Analysis, Algebraic Quantum Gravity (AQG) III. Semiclassical Perturbation Theory)
- Infinite dimensional Lie algebras in 4D conformal quantum field theory
- Symmetry preserving discretization of SL(2,R) invariant equations
- Einstein-Weyl from Kaluza-Klein
- Automorphisms in Loop Quantum Gravity
- Summary of session A4 at the GRG18 conference: Alternative Theories of Gravity
- The Emergence of Spacetime, or, Quantum Gravity on Your Desktop
- Managing Uncertainty: A Case for Probabilistic Grid Scheduling
- Enabling Adaptive Grid Scheduling and Resource Management
- Self-Organising management of Grid environments
- A Study of Grid Applications: Scheduling Perspective
- Quantum Physics with Non-Hermitian Operators (PHHQP VII)
- Symmetries and Integrability of Difference Equations
- Geometric Endoscopy and Mirror Symmetry
- Lessons from (2+1)-dimensional quantum gravity
- Canonical Gravity with Fermions
- Analytic approximations, perturbation methods, and their applications
- HEART BIT #1
- The Unruh effect and its applications
- Report on workshop A1: Exact solutions and their interpretation
- Ricci Flow on Surfaces of High Genus
- Fundamental Physics: Where We Stand Today
- Localization of Gauge Fields and Monopole Tunnelling
- Harmonic cosmology: How much can we know about a universe before the big bang?
- A precise formulation of the third law of thermodynamics with applications to statistical physics and black holes
- Exotic solutions in General Relativity: Traversable wormholes and ‘warp drive’ spacetimes
- Why things fall

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