A Survival Guide to Physics: From How to Think to What to Believe
Year: 2010 Pages: 7
Physicists have the imperative need to figure out what they are talking about. Reality is not anymore the familiar and recognizable matter it used to be in previous centuries. Moreover, the newly discovered phenomena and its behavior, such as electrons, atoms, speed of light, Maxwell's equations and others, have forced the investigators to develop new theories that, basically in the twentieth century, attempted to provide more accurate models of reality than the ones available at that moment, such as Galilean Relativity and Newtonian Mechanics. Regrettably, those new theories, such as Special Relativity and Quantum Theory, together with the Standard Model, have not provided an integral vision of the world and have become somehow paradoxical, disconnected and incompatible with each other. The purpose of this paper is to suggest a model of reality based on electromagnetism, which has a high probability of being correct and carries the promise of integrating all branches of Physics. In addition, it proposes a completely new mindset of physicist for thinking and believing about the different concepts that have appeared and continue appearing in physics.