Vacuum metastability event : piano sonata No.1
by Scott McIntyre (2009)
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The possibility that we are living in a false vacuum has never been a cheering one to contemplate. Vacuum decay is the ultimate ecological catastrophe; in the new vacuum there are new constants of nature; after vacuum decay, not only is life as we know it impossible, so is chemistry as we know it. However, one could always draw stoic comfort from the possibility that perhaps in the course of time the new vacuum would sustain, if not life as we know it, at least some structures capable of knowing joy. This possibility has now been eliminated.
Duration: 18 min.
Contents note: 1. Emerge -- 2. Bohr's orbit -- 3. Science is organised knowledge -- 4. Cognio ergo sum -- 5. Light and life revisited -- 6. Wisdom -- 7. Probability -- 8. Orbit -- 9. Life -- 10. Nothing exists.
Written for: Michael Kieran Harvey
First performance: by Michael Kieran Harvey — 21 Mar 11. Recital hall, Hobart Conservatorium of Music, Tasmania
Performances of this work
21 Mar 11: Recital hall, Hobart Conservatorium of Music, Tasmania. Featuring Michael Kieran Harvey.
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