Research

Publications

Linnemann, Niels & Visser, Manus: Hints toward the emergent nature of gravity. Studies of History and Philosophy of Modern Physics (Forthcoming). Preprint

Doboszewski, Juliusz & Linnemann, Niels: How not to establish the non-renormalizability of gravity. Foundations of Physics (2017): 1-16. Preprint

Crowther, Karen & Linnemann, Niels: Renormalizability, fundamentality, and a final theory: The role of UV-completion in the search for quantum gravity. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (2017). Preprint

Irbäck, Anders; Jonsson, Sigurdur; Linnemann, Niels; Linse, Björn; Wallin, Stefan: Aggregate geometry in amyloid fibril nucleation, in Physical Review Letters (2013). Paper

For current drafts (on – analogical reasoning in emergent gravity, – thermodynamic GR, – analogue confirmation, – time/space split in quantum gravity, – chronogeometry in GR, -symmetry and conservation laws– partly joint work with others), please feel free to email me (niels.linnemann AT unige.ch).

Talks

3/2018 Contributed talk: Have We Lost Spacetime on the Way? Narrowing the Gap Between General Relativity and Quantum Gravity, joint work with Baptiste Le Bihan (DPG Frühjahrstagung, Berlin)

9/2017 Contributed talk: Quo vadis GR? Indications for an Emergent Nature of GR, together with Manus Visser (Thinking about Space and Time: 100 Years of Applying and Interpreting General Relativity, Bern)

9/2017 Contributed talk: Why the Metric Field and Its Dynamics Should Be Emergent, joint work with Manus Visser (EPSA 2017, Exeter)

8/2017 Contributed talk: On principles of theory construction and justification in quantum gravity, joint work with Karen Crowther (ECAP 9, LMU Munich)

7/2017 Contributed talk: The role of UV completion in the search for quantum gravity, together with Karen Crowther (BSPS 2017, Edinburgh)

2/2017 Contributed talk: How not to establish the non-renormalizability of gravity, poster presentation (Quantum Spacetime and the Renormalization Group conference, Lorentz Center, Leiden)

12/2016 Contributed talk: On principles of theory construction and justification in quantum gravity, together with Karen Crowther (Reasoning in Physics Workshop, Center for Advanced Studies, Munich)

6/2016 Student talk: The Renormalizability of Gravity, joint work with Juliuz Doboszewski (International Summer Institute in Philosophy of Physics, Williamsbay, Wisconsin)

5/2016 Contributed talk: The Renormalizability of Gravity, together with Juliuz Doboszewski (Philosophy of Physics Workshop, University of Bern)

11/2015 Contributed talk: Emergent Gravity vs. Quantum General Relativity? (Philosophy of Physics graduate seminar, University of Oxford)