Can someone explain the "string" theory to me? Is this just a theory or is it a fact?
To answer the original question, String Theory is not fact. That's why it's still called a theory. This is all very complicated stuff, but I'll try to put it simply. Many years ago, the theory was that atoms were the tiniest particle that make up... read more
Every time the physicists think they have found the smallest bits, then they are afraid they will be out of a job. So they invent something even smaller.
From the Frontspiece of "Dark Matter, Missing Planets and New Comets (Paradoxes Resolved, Origins Illuminated)" by Tom van Flandern.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/ … ansheal-20
The First Cosmology:
"The world is not flat, as it appears, but round, like a ball."
"Then what holds the world up?"
"The great god Atlas holds the world on his shoulders."
"But what does Atlas stand on?"
"He stands on a huge island."
"But on what does the island rest?"
"It rests on the back of a giant turtle."
"No need to ask further. It's turtles all the way down!"
by Danny R Hand8 years ago
Does any body besides me see the connection to physical laws and God.
by SparklingJewel8 years ago
I just heard this on TV...but can't remember it all.The partial definition of String Theory is something like: quantum mechanics is all about the smallest, and theory of relativity is the other end of the spectrum,...
by Shaun C Roble2 years ago
Is the String Theory the best explanation for the unification of physics?
by Anna Marie4 years ago
I love the concept of string theory, and with the recent confirmation of the Higgs boson at CERN the Standard Model is so much closer to application !Muti-dimensions, strings, and a universe that is one great...
by mbuggieh4 years ago
ACCORDING TO WIKIPEDIA: "In physics, string theory is a theoretical framework in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects called strings. In string theory, the...
by Mentalist acer7 years ago
I'd like a laymans explanation of String Theory's application to dimensions and if it's these dimensions that make general relativity and quantum mechanics agree with one another or if it's something else???
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