Tuesday, June 14, 2011

String theory

 String Theory: see previous post.

"In the last few decades, string theory has emerged as the most promising candidate for a microscopic theory of gravity. And it is infinitely more ambitious than that: it attempts to provide a complete, unified, and consistent description of the fundamental structure of our universe. (For this reason it is sometimes, quite arrogantly, called a 'Theory of Everything'). 
          The essential idea behind string theory is this: all of the different 'fundamental ' particles of the Standard Model are really just different manifestations of one basic object: a string."

(Courtesy of www.nucleares.unam.mx/~alberto/physics/string.html)

Official string theory website

Be good to your friends -- Kevin Bacon.

1 comment:

  1. oh my...thank you much for the insight on the string theory! :)


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