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June 19, 2016
Here is a very brief outline of the development of string theory, the details of which will eventually fill many large volumes written by many people directly and indirectly involved in this rich and fascinating story. 385 more words
You’ve probably heard this story before, likely from Brian Greene.
In string theory, the fundamental particles of nature are actually short lengths of string. These strings can vibrate, and like a string on a violin, that vibration is arranged into… 680 more words
After the expedition of Sir Arthur Eddington had confirmed the prediction of General Relativity about the deviation of starlight’s straight path due to the gravitational pull of the Sun, one of Einstein’s students asked him how he would react if the prediction weren’t confirmed. 6,074 more words