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Itzhak Bars

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Name  Itzhak Bars

Role  Physicist
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Two Time Physics


Itzhak Bars is a theoretical physicist at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

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Education

Itzhak Bars obtained his Ph.D. in Physics under the supervision of Feza Gürsey at Yale University.

Academic life

He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1979 and again in 1990.

His views

In 2007, Bars presented the theory that time does not have only one dimension (past/future), but has two separate dimensions instead.

Humans normally perceive physical reality as four dimensional, i.e. three-dimensional space (up/down, back/forth and side-to-side), and one-dimensional time (past/future). Bars' theory proposes a six-dimensional universe, composed of four-dimensional complex space and two-dimensional time.

Physicist Joe Polchinski, at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UC Santa Barbara, has said “Itzhak Bars has a long history of finding new mathematical symmetries that might be useful in physics... This two-time idea seems to have some interesting mathematical properties.” Quoted from Physorg.com article below.

Itzhak Bars's theory was a featured cover story in New Scientist magazine on October 13, 2007, and was again a featured cover story in Filosofia magazine on October 26, 2011.

References

Itzhak Bars Wikipedia


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