string theory

How Supersymmetry Saved String Theory

String theory, like most revolutions, had humble origins. It started all the way back in the 1960’s as an attempt…

2 months ago

The Case for a Small Universe

Astronomers don't know if the Universe is finite or infinite. Whatever the case, it's larger than the Observable Universe, which…

6 months ago

Could our Universe be Someone’s Chemistry Project?

According to a new op-ed by Harvard Prof. Avi Loeb, our Universe may have been created by an advanced civilization,…

2 years ago

A Universe of 10 Dimensions

When someone mentions "different dimensions," we tend to think of things like parallel universes - alternate realities that exist parallel…

9 years ago

Why Our Universe is Not a Hologram

Editor's note: This article was originally published by Brian Koberlein on G+, and it is republished here with the author's…

10 years ago

A Capella String Theory: Bohemian Gravity (Video)

There's not much to say except you MUST watch this. Incredible. Here is Tim Blais' master's thesis: A New Quantization…

10 years ago

Scientists Say They Can Now Test String Theory

The idea of the “Theory of Everything” is enticing – that we could somehow explain all that is. String theory…

14 years ago

Method to Test String Theory Proposed

What is the universe made of? While general relativity does a good job providing insights into the Big Bang and…

16 years ago