Scientific announcement by Professor Constantinos Vayenas , Member of the Academy of Athens and of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) of the USA


ACADEMY OF ATHENS:  Scientific announcement by Professor Constantinos Vayenas, Member of the Academy of Athens and of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) of the USA

On March 28, 2019, Academician Professor C.G. Vayenas,  former associate professor of Applied Science and Engineering at Yale and MIT, Honorary professor of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Professor Emeritus of the University of Patras, gave a scientific presentation at the Academy of Athens entitled:


A review was presented of the current state of the art of the rotating lepton model (RLM) which describes the structure of the composite elementary particles (hadrons and bosons) by following the methodology of the Bohr H atom model, but using  gravity rather than electrostatic attraction as the centripetal force. The model considers three fast neutrinos or a neutrino-e±  pair caught in a circular orbit due to their gravitational attraction.  By accounting for special relativity, for Newton’s universal gravitational law, for the equivalence principle of inertial and gravitational mass and for the de Broglie wavelength expression, one finds that, surprisingly, the rotational structures formed by the three neutrinos have the mass and other properties of baryons, while those corresponding to rotational e±-neutrino pairs, trios or tetrads are W±, Zo  and Higgs bosons respectively.

The RLM shows how gravity generates mass and allows for the computation of the masses of hadrons and bosons with an accuracy of typically 1% without any adjustable parameters. It also allows for the computation of their basic thermodynamic properties. This review also summarizes our current understanding of the mechanism of hadronization and of the decisive catalytic role played in it by electrons and positrons.

The results of the RLM show conclusively that the Strong Force is relativistic gravity between neutrinos while the Weak Force is relativistic gravity between e± - neutrino  pairs. This results to a new simpler table of elementary particles and to a new simpler taxonomy of the fundamental composite particles, the masses of which can now be computed ab initio. These new results summarized here, show that apparently there exist only two fundamental forces in Nature, namely Gravity and Electromagnetism. Both the Strong and the Weak Forces are gravitational forces between relativistic particles.

C.G. Vayenas & S. Souentie. Gravity, special relativity and the strong force: A Bohr-Einstein-de-Broglie model for the formation of hadrons. Springer (2012).
C.G. Vayenas, S. Souentie, A. Fokas, “A Bohr-type model of a composite particle using gravity as the attractive force”, arXiv:1306.5979v4 [physics.gen-phi]; Physica A,  405, 360-379 (2014).
C.G. Vayenas, A.S. Fokas, D. Grigoriou,  “Catalysis and autocatalysis of chemical synthesis and of hadronization”.  Appl. Catal. B203, 582-590 (2017).
A.S. Fokas, C.G. Vayenas & D.P. Grigoriou, “On the mass and thermodynamics of the Higgs boson”.  Physica A, 492, 737-746 (2018).

Thursday, March 28, 2019
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