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Reimagining Physics and Cosmology: Challenging the Shape, Size, and Foundations of the Universe

Recent developments in the field of cosmology have sparked a profound reevaluation of our understanding of the universe. In a Nature Astronomy paper, it was suggested with 99% confidence that our universe might be closed, while another paper presented betting odds of 2000 ∶ 1 against an open, flat, and infinite universe. These revelations have severely shaken the foundations of the Standard Model of Cosmology (SMC) and exposed significant shortcomings within it. Major cracks have appeared in the standard model of cosmology. Eight major deficiencies within the SMC have been identified, each of which is substantial in its own right. When considered collectively, they point to a crisis in the field of cosmology, necessitating a paradigm shift. The existing framework of physics relies on two pillars: General Relativity (GR) and Quantum Mechanics (QM). However, GR and QM are fundamentally incompatible, leading to a longstanding conflict between these two cornerstones of physics. This internal strife within the realm of physics has been openly acknowledged by physicists themselves. Subhajit Waugh, a physicist working at RRCAT, boldly asserts that the incompatibility between Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity arises from our incorrect model of the universe. He has proposed an alternative model, offering precise details about the shape and size of the universe. Waugh’s hypothesis introduces an “expanding (hyper) balloon” model of the universe, which he claims can lead to a unified understanding of physics and cosmology, approaching the concept of a ‘theory of everything.’ Waugh argues that the idea of an expanding balloon universe, initially suggested by scientists like Edwin Hubble, should not have been dismissed. He posits that the walls of this balloon universe are composed of invisible scalar fields and particles, akin to invisible electric and magnetic fields. These particles are mere excitations or resonances within these fields, aligning with the principles of Quantum Field Theory. Since all matter, including stars, planets, and humans, is composed of particles, everything is perpetually confined within the three-dimensional hypersurface of these fields. Furthermore, Waugh suggests that the temporal aspect of both the FLRW metric and the Minkowski metric is analogous, implying that the 3D hypersurface moves with a velocity c in the fourth dimension. This perspective reveals that movement along the radial axis of the universe corresponds to the passage of time for beings within it, while the expansion of the balloon’s wall gives rise to Hubble’s law. Waugh’s critique extends to the concept of the four-dimensional ‘SpaceTime continuum,’ which he deems a significant error in science. He argues that merging three spatial dimensions with one dimension of time into a single 4D manifold called SpaceTime leads to a problematic ‘block universe’ view, where past, present, and future coexist simultaneously. He contends that this view contradicts both everyday experience and numerous scientific observations. This purported mistake, Waugh asserts, arises from a misinterpretation of imaginary numbers within the Minkowski-Einstein SpaceTime equation. Correcting these mathematical assumptions, according to Waugh, promises a forthcoming paradigm shift in science. He has outlined three key steps to challenge prevailing scientific theories, along with testable and falsifiable predictions. Waugh’s model of the universe has far-reaching implications, potentially superseding both General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics, and redefining the Standard Model of Cosmology. As the scientific community awaits data from the Euclid telescope, which may support the notion of a positively curved and closed universe, the foundations of physics and cosmology seem poised for transformation. References 1) Planck evidence for a closed Universe and a possible crisis for cosmology https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-019-0906-9 2) Curvature tension: Evidence for a closed universe https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.103.L041301 3A) A candid assessment of standard cosmology https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1538-3873/aca51f/meta 3B) Relativity versus quantum mechanics: the battle for the universe https://www.theguardian.com/news/2015/nov/04/relativity-quantum-mechanics-universe-physicists 3C) World’s largest physics conference in Las Vegas will be grand; but will it be worthwhile? https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/619040511/world-s-largest-physics-conference-in-las-vegas-will-be-grand-but-will-it-be-worthwhile 4A) RRCAT Physicist Proposes New Theory Unifying General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rrcat-physicist-proposes-new-theory-unifying-general-relativity-and-quantum-mechanics-301698390.html 4B) We are wrong about the shape and size of our universe: RRCAT Physicist provides a new model of universe. https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/645279059/we-are-wrong-about-the-shape-and-size-of-our-universe-rrcat-physicist-provides-a-new-model-of-universe 5) Shape and size of our universe: challenging the Standard Model of Cosmology https://www.researchgate.net/publication/371487379_Shape_and_size_of_our_universe_challenging_the_Standard_Model_of_Cosmology 6) Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity are compatible, and have a common origin: the expanding (hyper) balloon universe https://www.authorea.com/users/497173/articles/578321-quantum-mechanics-and-general-relativity-are-compatible-and-have-a-common-origin-the-expanding-hyper-balloon-universe 7) Is everything we know about the shape and size of our universe, and how it works, wrong? https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7343171 8) The biggest mistake in Science: Space and Time do not fuse into SpaceTime continuum. https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/645681233/the-biggest-mistake-in-science-space-and-time-do-not-fuse-into-spacetime-continuum 9) RRCAT Physicist Claims Correct Representation of Imaginary Numbers May Unify General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics https://finance.yahoo.com/news/rrcat-physicist-claims-correct-representation-202518538.html 10) Science is standing on shaky mathematical pillars, which guarantees a scientific revolution https://www.einpresswire.com/article/617977207/science-is-standing-on-shaky-mathematical-pillars-which-guarantees-a-scientific-revolution 11) Scientist Mr. Subhajit Waugh Makes Testable and Falsifiable Predictions that Could Shake up Science to the Core https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/scientist-mr-subhajit-waugh-makes-testable-and-falsifiable-predictions-that-could-shake-up-science-to-the-core-1032579092 12) Euclid telescope will revolutionize science, overthrow ruling scientific theories, and usher paradigm shift in science. https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/648067906/euclid-telescope-will-revolutionize-science-overthrow-ruling-scientific-theories-and-usher-paradigm-shift-in-science
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