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(particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings

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Penrose guides the reader through the theoretical challenges that motivated string theory in the first place: a desire to find a unique unifying scheme that brings quantum field theory (QFT) into consistency with universal gravity, which already has a very successful classical treatment in Einstein's general relativity.
string theory, chaos theory, continuously creating infinite possibilities.
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Official Synopses of "The Big Bang Theory" Season 7 Episode 20, "The Relationship Diremption": Penny helps Sheldon cope after he "breaks up" with string theory.
To see what geometry may emerge in the fifth dimension from entangled quarks in the fourth, Sonner employed holographic duality, a concept in string theory.
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From how the Internet has made learning physics accessible to his own development of string theory and his inspirations, this offers discussions of the definition of classical physics and its application in the real world, links science to everyday life, and is a fine pick for any who would understand basic theory.
Recording on String Theory began immediately in the aftermath of The Selecter's sell-out 2012 Made In Britain Tour, with producer/engineer Neil Pyzer once again at the helm.
Other dimensions didn't make It It doesn't make string theory any easier to follow, but theorists find that at least six of string theory's extra spatial dimensions would have become stunted in the early universe, leaving the familiar three (SN Online: 1/13/12).
The four winners from there work on theories trying to tie together the basic principles and forces of the universe, particularly with a mathematical concept known as string theory.
One of the new areas of investigation, string theory, holds that the smallest units of energy are "extremely tiny one-dimensional 'strings' "that operate in extra dimensions.
The universe as we think of is a symphony of strings," Dr Kaku said explaining the string theory.
Faster-than-light neutrinos would contradict Einstein's thinking - but so do other ideas in physics, including quantum theory and string theory.
The article on string theory (NCR, April 1) makes it seem as if this "cut ting-edge theory" is generally accepted by physicists.