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FFP11: Frontiers of Fundamental Physics Are Explored in Paris (by Jonathan J. Dickau): Abstract: A gathering of scientists from around the world took place in Paris, on the 6th through 9th day of July – the 11th international symposium on the Frontiers of Fundamental Physics. There are admittedly quite a few scientific conferences every year, but most are limited in scope to a fairly narrow range of topics, where the organizers of the FFP conference series have quite deliberately tried to be broader – without sacrificing depth. I made a special effort to be at this one, after attending FFP10 in Perth last November, and it was indeed worth the effort for me. The roster of invited speakers was impressive indeed, with several of the top names in each field. But the depth and breadth of the contributed talks and posters was rather impressive, as well, making for a lively and well-rounded conference.

The Crisis in Theoretical Physics: The Problem of Scientific Truth (by Temur Kalanov): Abstract: The problem of truth in science - the most urgent problem of our time - is discussed. The correct theoretical analysis of the generally accepted foundations of theoretical physics is proposed. The principle of the unity of formal logic and rational dialectics is a methodological basis of the analysis. The main result is as follows: the foundations (i.e. classical thermodynamics, the special theory of relativity & quantum mechanics) contain logical errors. The existence of logical errors is irrefutable proof of incorrectness of the theoretical foundations and means that theoretical physics enters the greatest crisis. The crisis in physics leads inevitably to the general crisis in science. The crisis as effect is explained by existence of the global cause: the crisis is a collateral and inevitable result of inductive method of knowledge of the Nature.

In Response to Kalanov: A Crisis for Physics or Limitations of Logic? (by Jonathan J. Dickau): Abstract: The paper by Temur Kalanov “The Crisis in Theoretical Physics: The Problem of Scientific Truth” asserts that “The existence of logical errors is irrefutable proof of incorrectness of the theoretical foundations” of Physics. While Kalanov raises some legitimate concerns about how we have come to found our current theoretical edifice, it is my view that he is incorrect to assert that this constitutes disproof. His work may show that some of our cherished notions have a flimsy basis, if we believe his construction, but this is not the same as showing that these notions are incorrect.

In Response to Kalanov: How Many Truths Exist in Science? (by Alexander G. Kyriakos: Abstract: During past five thousand years, scientists have used all existent approaches. Owing to their subjectivism the scientists turn each time from one approach to the other. Old theories were replaced by the new theories, which were more appropriate to modern stand of spirit of the people. Thus, what is necessary to be done now, if a modern scientific theory is not true? Is it sufficient to correct the Bacon law or is it needed something else? I think that first of all it is necessary to construct a new theory and then publish the new theory in an Open Journal System such as the Prespacetime Journal. And then maybe much patience is needed within the next 100 years to wait until the scientific society accepts this new theory.

3x3 Unitary to Magic Matrix Transformations (by Philip E. Gibbs): Abstract: We prove that any 3x3 unitary matrix can be transformed to a magic matrix by multiplying its rows and columns by phase factors. A magic matrix is defined as one for which the sum of the elements in any row or column add to the same value. This result is relevant to recent observations on particle mixing matrices.

Nonlinear Theory of Elementary Particles: II. Photon Theory (by: Alexander G. Kyriakos): Abstract: In this article the photon theory is examined from the point of view of the nonlinear theory of elementary particles (Kyriakos, 2010).

Block Universe – According to the Formalism d = v x t Space-time Is Timeless (by Amrit S. Sorli, Davide Fiscaletti, Dusan Klinar): Abstract: According to the formalism d=v*t fourth dimension of space-time is spatial too. In formula X4=i*c*t symbol t represents numerical order of material change i.e. motion running in a space. Flow of time is flow of numerical order of material change that we measure with clocks. Fundamental unit of numerical order t0, t1, of material change is a Planck time tp. Numerical order of material change tn-1 is “before” numerical order of material change tn equivalently as natural number n-1 is “before” natural number n. Flow of physical time is a flow of numerical order t0, t1, of material change and runs in a timeless 4D space.

Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics: A Critical Survey (by Michele Caponigro): Abstract: This brief survey analyzes the epistemological implications about the role of observer in the interpretations of Quantum Mechanics. As we know, the goal of most interpretations of quantum mechanics is to avoid the apparent intrusion of the observer into the measurement process. In the same time, there are implicit and hidden assumptions about his role. In fact, most interpretations taking as ontic level one of these fundamental concepts as information, physical law and matter bring us to new problematical questions. We think, that no interpretation of the quantum theory can avoid this intrusion until we do not clarify the nature of observer.

Relativistic Effects of Relative Velocity of Material Change Start with Massive Particles (by Amrit S. Sorli): Abstract: Constancy of the light velocity in different inertial systems and areas of space with different gravity implies that relativistic effects of relative velocity of material change start with massive particles.