Can someone explain the "string" theory to me? Is this just a theory or is it a

  1. Candie V profile image63
    Candie Vposted 8 years ago

    Can someone explain the "string" theory to me?  Is this just a theory or is it a fact?

  2. danmayerisgod profile image70
    danmayerisgodposted 8 years ago

    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

  3. dabeaner profile image56
    dabeanerposted 8 years ago

    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."
    "But what..."
    "No need to ask further. It's turtles all the way down!"

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