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  • When Ms. Wertheim asked the organizer of the string-theory conference his opinion of one particularly dazzling talk, he enthused: Utterly splendid.

    On the Margins of Science

  • What kind of idiot thinks a literal interpretation of a horse-drawn document is even possible in a string-theory age?

    Think Progress » Turley: “There Will Be No One to the Right of Sam Alito on This Court”

  • Peter Woit, noted blogger and string-theory gadfly, has written a book about his objections to string theory: Not Even Wrong, to be published next year by Jonathan Cape.

    Not Even Wrong

  • I just stand there vacantly staring into it as if expecting the margarine to stand up and begin explaining string-theory to me.

    Deus Ex Malcontent

  • Unless you sick another jank string-theory bikini on us, you are going to be in the final three. Today's Latest Headlines

  • Last year, the Japanese physicist Masao Ninomiya and Danish string-theory pioneer Holger Bech Nielsen put forward the hypothesis that the Higgs boson was so "abhorrent" that it somehow caused a ripple in time that prevented its own discovery.

    Technology Reviews, News

  • But suppose that once in a trillion times, the new wave pattern has a structure resembling the string-theory wave pattern of the material object that caused the digital signature in the first place?

    American Thinker

  • I will never understand the complexity of what my physicist friend calls "string-theory" … but I can get close enough to nod intelligently at parties.

    UUpdates - All updates

  • A string-theory curiosity with the forbidding moniker of the anti-de-Sitter/conformal field theory correspondence (AdS/CFT for short) is at first glance a classic of the genre.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Should there not be Rediff commentary for all news, no wait, f0r all of history, spanning across space, time and those other string-theory dimensions?



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    January 24, 2010

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    January 23, 2010

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    January 23, 2010