String Theory

Getting to Grips With Parallel Universes

It’s a bit of a controversy this one. The thought that there are parallel universes may seem a little far fetched and something that belongs in a …

Multiverse

Lissie: Five Things We Learned from Her New Ernie Ball 'String Theory' Episode

Singer-songwriter Lissie is the subject of Ernie Ball’s latest episode of <i>String Theory</i>, a web series exploring the sonic origins of some of music’s …

Guitar

Next week: Meet 15 nonprofits and mission-oriented orgs that are hiring right now

If you’re after a job that makes a difference, here’s a career fair for you.<p>Next Tuesday, May 23 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Old City, our sister site</b> …

Nonprofits

String Theory: A Symphony of Nature (Dr. Amanda Peet)

Physics

Physicists Outline 10 Different Dimensions and How You’d Experience Them

Does string theory excite you? Mathematically, it holds up. Aspects about it suggest not one but several different dimensions, ones we’re not …

Physics

A 'Cosmic Controversy' Is Mostly A Distraction

There’s been a bit of a kerfuffle in cosmology circles of late, over an article in <i>Scientific American</i> by Anna Ijjas, Paul Steinhardt, and Abraham Loeb that was sharply critical of inflationary cosmology. Ijjas and company argue that despite early promise, the idea of inflation has become …

Space Science

This Stradivarius study refutes the string theory of history

Scientists have found musicians can’t distinguish between the rare violins and modern fiddles. Maybe, in this era of fake news, experts really are untrustworthy<p>It is a story that seems designed to appeal to something deep within me: in blind tests, Stradivarius violins don’t sound any better than …

Physics

Gravitational Waves Could Be The Key to Discovering Extra Dimensions in Our Universe

"Gravitational waves can walk along any dimension."<p>If we want to find extra dimensions lurking within our Universe - something that string theory …

Physics

Is a Popular Theory of Cosmic Creation Pseudoscience?

A brouhaha has erupted over the theory of cosmic creation known as inflation. The theory holds that in the first instant of the big bang, the …

Space Science

string theory FAQ in nLab

This page is to provide non-technical or maybe semi-technical discussion of the nature and role of the theory of fundamental physics known as <i>string</i> …

Physics

Black Holes And Dark Matter Pictures And Dozens Of Facts About Space And The Solar System

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Eric Morrison.<p>1. <b>Dark Matter and Dark Energy</b><p>95% of the universe is composed of a combination of …

Physics

String Theory: The mathematics of moving beyond current physics

String theory is a mathematical theory that tries to explain certain phenomena which is not currently explainable under the standard model of quantum …

Physics

The Weirdness of String Theory

Quantum mechanics is a difficult subject to get your head around and the more you think you know about it, the more you discover you don’t look much …

Physics

Why String Theory Is Still Not Even Wrong

<i>At its best, physics is the most potent and precise of all scientific fields, and yet it surpasses even psychology in its capacity for bullshit. To</i> …

Physics

Trending on Remodelista: Paint by Numbers

Feeling blue, in a good way. This week the Remodelista team indulged in indigo. See their design finds:<p>House Tour<p>10 Easy Pieces<p>Trend Alert<p>Currently …

Houses

String Theory Says We Have At Least 10 Dimensions, But That's Not The Weirdest Thing About It

Quantum physics is weird. As soon as you think you understand it, you find five more reasons you don't. Take this, for example: the Standard Model of …

Physics

Quick Links | Not Even Wrong

I was very sorry to hear recently of the death of David Goss (obituary here), a mathematician specialist in function fields who was at Ohio State. …

Physics

A ''String Theory'' for the Trump Era

President Trump, far left, during a meeting with manufacturing industry leaders in the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington, February …

Physics

Boost Facebook Engagement With These 3 Psychology Principles

Try these tactics if your Facebook marketing strategy is starting to feel a little stiff.<p>In this era of marketing, Facebook is King. People are spending more and more time on the Facebook platform than any other. As of the fourth quarter of 2016, Facebook had 1.86 billion monthly active users.<p>Not …

Marketing

Brian Greene: helping the world make sense of String Theory

The mind-bending physics of String Theory, decoded

Physics

Theoretical Physicists Awarded $3 Million at Breakthrough Prize Ceremony

The Breakthrough Prize ceremony is the rare event where Hollywood celebrities cheer on while brilliant scientists are awarded millions of dollars. …

Physics

Why String Theory Could Be the Key to Uncovering the 'Theory of Everything'

Life, the Universe, and everything.<p>A central goal that modern physicists share is finding a single theory that can explain the entire Universe and …

Physics

Can the Laws of Physics be Unified?

There’s a new book out this week from Princeton University Press, Paul Langacker’s Can the Laws of Physics Be Unified? (surely this is a mistake, but …

Physics

Why String Theory May Be the Key to Uncovering A "Theory of Everything"

Life, the Universe, and Everything<p>A central goal that modern physicists share is finding a single theory that can explain the entire universe and …

Physics

Reality is Not What It Seems | Not Even Wrong

This Sunday’s New York Times has a rather hostile review by Lisa Randall of Carlo Rovelli’s popular book Reality is Not What It Seems, which has …

Physics

This Might Be The Simplest Explanation Of String Theory Ever

You've heard the term "string theory" before, but you probably know it as one of those insanely heady conceptions you'll probably never understand. …

Quantum Mechanics

String Theory Featuring Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa is widely regarded as one of the top tier blues and rock players to date, bringing a breath of fresh air to the blues with his laser …

Every Blogger Has An Interesting Past, This Is Ours

Hi friend, this is our first post in this blog and so before moving into anything else let me introduce ourselves. We, the futurestica crew consist …

Digital Media

Multiverse explains why progress in fundamental physics is slow?

Further to “Atheist cosmologist warns “deeply religious” people not to put their faith in “apparent” fine-tuning” (Nature), Columbia mathematician …

Multiverse

New Evidence for the Strange Idea that the Universe Is a Hologram - Facts So Romantic

One of the great mysteries of modern cosmology is how our universe can be so thermally uniform—the vast cosmos is filled with the lingering heat of …

Space Science