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By James T. Liu, Michael J. Duff, Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics Inaugural Conference

Theories revolutionized the 20 th century view of area and time: Einstein's basic concept of relativity and quantum mechanics. Their union has given upward push to easy particle theories with additional spacetime dimensions, the inflationary version of huge bang cosmology, the speculation of darkish subject within the universe, the invention of radiation from quantum black holes, and the bushy spacetime geometry of superstrings and M-theory. during this paintings, specialists current advancements in cosmology, theoretical physics and arithmetic, and proportion their recommendations at the way forward for spacetime physics.

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Cassini was the first to describe dark spots on the order of the size of the Comet ShoemakerLevy 9 impact complexes. For this reason, another Cassini spot has attracted recent attention. In a December 1692 series of drawings, a dark spot is shown spreading out in the jovian winds. Isshi Tabe, Jun-ichi Watanabe and Michiwo Jimbo suggest that its behaviour is akin to that exhibited by the 1994 spots, caused by Comet ShoemakerLevy 9's collision with Jupiter62. However, there are several other Cassini drawings, with different dates, that could be interpreted similarly63!

16. Pannekoek A Op. Cit. 17. Abetti G 1952 The History of Astronomy (London: Abelard-Schuman). Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer; Director, Arcetri Observatory. 18. King H Op. Cit. 19. Forbes G Op. Cit. 20. , Le Monnier P 1741 Histoire Celeste (Paris: Royal Observatory). Pierre Le Monnier (17151799), French astronomer. 21. Abetti G Op. Cit. 22. Van Helden A Op. Cit. 23. Campani G 1665 An accompt [sic] of the improvement of optik glasses Phil. Trans. 1 2 24. Pannekoek A Op. Cit. 25. Hooke R 1665 A spot in one of the belts on Jupiter Phil.

Van Helden A Op. Cit. 23. Campani G 1665 An accompt [sic] of the improvement of optik glasses Phil. Trans. 1 2 24. Pannekoek A Op. Cit. 25. Hooke R 1665 A spot in one of the belts on Jupiter Phil. Trans. 1 3 26. Auzout A 1665 A further account, touching Signor Campani's book and performances about optik-glasses Phil. Trans. 1 70 (1665) 27. Oldenburg H 1665 Some observations concerning Jupiter. Of the shadow of one of his satellites seen, by a telescope passing over the body of Jupiter Phil. Trans.

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