the M theory

Science have always fascinated me. No wonder I was glued to the telly, when the program Horizon was going on. The program was about the latest Theory about the Universe – the M thoery. No wonder, when I got a chance to chat with Santosh*, I shared the theory with him.

*a brilliant scientific mind waiting to be discovered

thisispraveen: trust the M theory
thisispraveen: that is behind everything
santosh_gopal: no theory i know…but one thing..
thisispraveen: wht?
thisispraveen: dont you know “M theory”!!!!
santosh_gopal: what theory
thisispraveen: M theory
thisispraveen: the latest
santosh_gopal: M for ?
thisispraveen: membrane, magic, madness, etc etc
thisispraveen: that is the latest thory on the block regarding the origin of the univerese
santosh_gopal: pha
thisispraveen: there was a program in BBC – Horizonyesterday
thisispraveen: they were looking at the latest thories
thisispraveen: you must have heard about superstring theories
santosh_gopal: no
thisispraveen: NO!!!!
santosh_gopal: no
santosh_gopal: tell
thisispraveen: hey you stuck up with einstien and stopped or what
thisispraveen: its something like, all the building blocks are based on superstring
thisispraveen: tiny loops of vibrating energy
santosh_gopal: really?
thisispraveen: yes, read on the net about string theory
thisispraveen: but the scientists were in search of a theory that will explain everything
santosh_gopal: ummm…say i can give..
thisispraveen: but string theory had 5 different versions
santosh_gopal: any way continue
thisispraveen: then there was another scientist
thisispraveen: who was working on super gravity
thisispraveen: there was a bit of rivalry
santosh_gopal: umm
thisispraveen: superstring worked with 10 dimensions
thisispraveen: and supergravity had 11 dimensions
thisispraveen: now they added up the 11th to the superstring theory and all the five different versionS
thisispraveen: were perfect apparently
santosh_gopal: ummm
thisispraveen: and they concluded that its all a membrane in 11th dimension
thisispraveen: that is known a the membrane thoery or “M” theory
thisispraveen: now
santosh_gopal: ohh beu..
thisispraveen: the M theory had to explain the big bang
thisispraveen: any full theory of the universe has to explain everything
thisispraveen: including the big bang
thisispraveen: as the scientists were working on the 11th dimenstion
thisispraveen: dimension
santosh_gopal: ummm
thisispraveen: they found that there are mathematically many membranes there
thisispraveen: they found that there has to be parallel universes
thisispraveen: and the big bang they assume is due to collision of membranes in 11th dimension
thisispraveen: and time can be traced even back than big bang
thisispraveen: Phew!!! that is in short the M thoery.. the latest theory around
thisispraveen: now tell me , do you have a theory which explains everything
santosh_gopal: ummmm
thisispraveen: and you can prove it mathematically?!!
santosh_gopal: ummm..atleast bigbang and more
thisispraveen: can your theory explain, all the functions of teh physical universe and the bigbang
thisispraveen: the singularity concept etc?!!
thisispraveen: yes?
santosh_gopal: daa.i think it explains in principle almost all the existing fundaas i know
thisispraveen: can you put it in mathematical terms ?
santosh_gopal: it is a combination of mathematical theory and physical illustration
santosh_gopal: yaaa
thisispraveen: fully?
santosh_gopal: but only as abstract..still
thisispraveen: will you be able to complete whole thing given time
santosh_gopal: i have not done any whole hearted work on it
santosh_gopal: given no constraints..but then first the abstract should be verified and accepted..else no point
thisispraveen: but do you think that is the model in which everything functions?
santosh_gopal: ya
santosh_gopal: and it explains why an electron here in..
santosh_gopal: a body and that in another body in a distant star are exactly similar
thisispraveen: hmm
santosh_gopal: and it explains inertia..why a body moving at a velocity should continue to do so
thisispraveen: would you like to submit a paper on it to some scientific community
thisispraveen: ?
santosh_gopal: and it explains why there should be attraction and repulsion
thisispraveen: blackholes?
thisispraveen: gravity?
thisispraveen: magnetism?
thisispraveen: origin of universe?
santosh_gopal: last year thwere wass some mood..now mind is somewhere…ummm can be tried..ya magnetism too
thisispraveen: quasaras, pulsars?
thisispraveen: space time curve?
santosh_gopal: ya origin of universe and also that
santosh_gopal: time curve..yes
santosh_gopal: and also..
santosh_gopal: about miracles..disappearance of matter and appearing elsewhere..but probability verrryyy low and all
thisispraveen: big bang itself?
thisispraveen: — okay
thisispraveen: I am out of breath
thisispraveen: can I ask you something
santosh_gopal: ummm
santosh_gopal: daa…but this is only abstract..may be foolish in their eyes
santosh_gopal: but..dont u know one thing..all what came as stray thought to me must have already been thought by all those who have worked for years…what
santosh_gopal: i think is…mine is fit to be published in some journal…that is all
santosh_gopal: so…dont think its…worth anything…but if that what comes as a spark is acted upon for full effort..it can produce some thing…now this is a possibility
thisispraveen: before einstein
thisispraveen: many thought about relativity, but einstien proved it
thisispraveen: similarly, many people must have thought, but point is can you stand up to the world and say
thisispraveen: here is how the world works
thisispraveen: and here is the proof
santosh_gopal: daaa…..please..i also request u..dont overestimate…u think of Einstein,Ashtavakra and all in relation with me
thisispraveen: spark is same everywhoere
thisispraveen: just that its hiding beyond layers of self underestimation
santosh_gopal: we will say..now what if the world laughs at us?
thisispraveen: we will laugh with them
santosh_gopal: wonderful answers..
thisispraveen: but we know the answer, so we will have the final laugh
thisispraveen: :))
santosh_gopal: wonderful

ps: the transcript is a chopped-edited version