American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Physics A hypothetical particle consisting of a very short one-dimensional string existing in ten dimensions. It is the elementary particle in a theory of space-time incorporating supersymmetry.
- n. physics a hypothetical object consisting of a very small one-dimensional string that vibrates in ten (or more) dimensions
- n. a hypothetical particle that is the elementary particle in a theory of space-time
- Back-formation from superstring theory, which is a shorthand for supersymmetric string theory. (Wiktionary)
- super(symmetry) + string. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Recently, a theory called the superstring theory has attempted to explain that particles are not the smallest form in the world but rather small vibrating loops called strings.”
“However, particle physicists (such as superstring theorists) tended to view black holes as being just another quantum state.”
“Namasmaran is thus a key to unravel and experience the 'superstring' that links the whole of the universe.”
“superstring" theory 20 years ago, it has evolved from "strings" to "membranes," although all forms of the theory propose extra dimensions (11, in fact).”
“A: Well, a superstring -- like a very, very thin rubber band -- is an object with only one dimension, the dimension that extends along its own length.”
“The point is that superstring theory was initially thought to only contain strings.”
“The inflationary/superstring many-universes generator can only produce life-sustaining universes because it has the following “components” or “mechanisms:””
“In addition to the four factors listed above, the inflationary/superstring many-universes generator can only produce life-sustaining universes because the right background laws are in place.”
“As explained above, superstring theory might allow enough variation in the variations in the constants of physics among bubble universes to make it reasonably likely that a fine-tuned universe would be produced.”
“It is argued that this means that superstring theory is no more a part of science than is Intelligent Design.”
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