Thad Roberts TEDx Boulder 2010
Thad Roberts TEDx Boulder 2010 by Rocky Mountain Joe
VISUALIZING ELEVEN DIMENSIONS
After studying physics, anthropology, geology and philosophy, Thad Roberts excavated dinosaur fossils in remote deserts, explored the sensations of zero gravity, survived more than one noteworthy extreme environment experience, and worked for NASA as an astrophysicist. Like many young ‘rogue’ scientists he began finding the possibility of reaching out beyond the horizon he inherited romantic. As a consequence, he set sail through the pages of humanity’s intellectual landscape where, through diligent inquiry, he eventually stumbled upon the necessity of challenging the axioms underneath our geometric assumptions – the ones that frame our very understanding of the universe. When he did, he somewhat serendipitously discovered a new set of assumptions that surprisingly offer us a conceptual portal to Nature’s hidden dimensions. The axiomatic structure that falls out of this new conceptualization provides us (for the first time) with visceral access to Nature’s full eleven-dimensional geometry. What is perhaps more exciting is that the most pressing mysteries of quantum mechanics and general relativity seem to delightfully morph into intuitive expectations when they are processed through this eleven dimensional geometry. For this reason this new model has begun to turn a few heads. Although these new ideas threaten to open our minds to a new vision of the universe and expand the reach of our imagination, the most intriguing part is that the whole thing is accessible to the amateur!