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Sunday, January 25, 2009

M Theory Lesson 256

Larger products of MUB operators also lead to nice magic matrices. For example, consider this stunning exact magic matrix:
which has numerical values roughly equal to Observe that this matrix is similar in form to, although not the same as, the CKM quark mixing matrix.


Blogger Kea said...

Ah, ha! I know what to do next ... this shouldn't take too long.

January 25, 2009 2:56 PM  
Blogger L. Riofrio said...

I hope to hear good news from you before too long. The math is good too--you will be an asset to Oxford.

As if there in divine retribution, the UK economy isn't doing very well. Perhaps the next blog post will be about that.

January 27, 2009 3:02 AM  
Blogger CarlBrannen said...


January 27, 2009 12:19 PM  
Blogger CarlBrannen said...

Clearly you're getting very close here. My instinct says the next correction has something to do with that damned number.

By the way, it's awesome to see you crunch this out. My paper is getting fairly large amounts of reads. I will submit it tomorrow, I plan.

January 27, 2009 12:22 PM  

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