geometrogenesis
 n.— «Let us consider a simple scenario of what we may expect to happen in a BI theory with a good low energy limit. It is a factor of about twenty orders of magnitude from the physics of the Planck scale described by the microscopic theory to the standard subatomic physics. By analogy with all other physical systems we know, it is reasonable to expect that physics at the two scales decouples to a good approximation. We can expect at least one phase transition interpolating between the microscopic BI phase and the familiar one in which we see dynamical geometry. We shall use the word geometrogenesis for this phase transition.» —“Conserved Quantities in Background Independent Theories” by Fotini Markopoulou in Cornell University arXiv Mar. 5, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Tagged with →