DE explanation

Alex Duncan (
28 Nov 1995 04:05:48 GMT

In article <49dv4s$> Tom Clarke, writes:

>>Unfortunately, I don't know how differential equations would model such
>>changes. Perhaps you could provide a short explanation?
>I'm sure this is not what Hubey had in mind, but basically you
>use a quantum gauge theory with SU(3) symmetry and two Higgs fields
>to break the symmetry. Almost immediately you will find solutions
>to the differential equations that correspond to photons, electrons,
>protons and neutrons. A little more work will get you the periodic
>table of elements. Extension to molecular biology and evolution is
>left as an exercise for the student.
>Tom Clarke
>P.S. The Higgs fields are a little ugly, but all you really need
>is something to break the symmetry and give electrons and protons

I knew it was something simple like this. Thanks for the help. (I've
tried to avoid drawing smiley faces my whole life, but now feel I have no
choice.) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

"Anything worth doing is worth overdoing" -- Meatloaf

Alex Duncan
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1086