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P5 and the fifth dimension that Einstein missed

27 May 2014, 20:30 UTC
P5 and the fifth dimension that Einstein missed
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Among the rain and lights I saw the figure 5 in gold on a red firetruck moving tense unheeded to gong clangs siren howls and wheels rumbling through the dark city. – William Carlos Williams, “The Great Figure”, 1921 Ever since the Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5) report was released on Thursday, May 22, […]

Among the rain
and lights
I saw the figure 5
in gold
on a red
firetruck
moving
tense
unheeded
to gong clangs
siren howls
and wheels rumbling
through the dark city.
– William Carlos Williams, “The Great Figure”, 1921
Ever since the Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5) report was released on Thursday, May 22, I have been thinking very hard about the number five. Five is in the name of the panel, it is embedded in the science that the report describes, and in my opinion, the panel has figured out how to manipulate a fifth dimension. Please give me a chance to explain.
Having had a chance to read the report, let me say that I personally am very impressed by it and very supportive of the conclusions drawn and the recommendations made. The charge to P5 was to develop “an updated ...

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