The Problem with String Theory

February 15, 2012 | 1

Don’t tell Paul Murray, but apparently “string theory,” much beloved by artists and fringe physicists alike, has zero proof to back it up.

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One comment:

  1. To be fair, string theory makes sense mathematically, and the reason we haven’t proved it yet and might not be able to prove it any time soon is purely due to limited technology. Read Brian Greene’s The Hidden Universe for a layman’s explanation of the current sitch with string theory.

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