Live Blogging: Bain

Goal of Condensed Matter approach: 

construct EFT that mimics GR and Standard Model

Version A: spontaneous broken symmetries and universality. E.g. Volovik model.

Version B: characterized instead by “topological order”. E.g. Zhang and Hu: 4-d fractional quantum Hall Fluid (FQH).

Vary in the kinds of order that are relevant.

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