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

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But, don't expect answers to life, the universe and everything, or feel like you have to know about string theory to understand this collaboration.
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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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Alexander Polyakov for his many discoveries in field theory and string theory including the conformal bootstrap, magnetic monopoles, instantons, confinement/de-confinement, the quantization of strings in non-critical dimensions, gauge/string duality and many others.
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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.
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.
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.
He has very soft ears if you're interested" TV presenter Sian Williams, above "There always seems to be an extraordinary mix of people in there, including a large number of academics discussing string theory with poppadom crumbs in their beards, off-duty Buddhists and a smattering of people in those paper jumpsuits that the police give you when you've been sick on yourself in the cells" Entertainer Alexei Sayle on his favourite all-you-can-eat buffet "Hundreds of Commons secretaries cheerfully regard their male bosses as spoilt brats" Former Tory MP Matthew Parris
The article on string theory (NCR, April 1) makes it seem as if this "cut ting-edge theory" is generally accepted by physicists.
The shape of inner space; string theory and the geometry of the universe's hidden dimensions.