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Unravelling String

23 December 2014
Inside science

At www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/string-theory-about-unravel-180953… … the String Theory hypothesis has been around for 30 years – and nobody has really been able to get to grips with it. Is it real … or is it the product of being too clever by half?

This link provides a fascinating glimpse into all those high expectations associated with super strings and elaborate mathematical calculations. One suspects the theory will survive enthusiastically until all the excited young students of the time are living off a pension and swallowing statens.

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