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Superstring Theory

Discussion in 'Perspectives' started by Mangekyō, Oct 15, 2006.

  1. Mangekyō

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    What are your thoughts on it?
     
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  2. Believe It!

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    Is that the multiple universes connected together in a line theory?
     
  3. Mangekyō

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    No its the theory that there are particles smaller than atoms and electrons, that are Inconcivalby small vibrating strings that make up the universe. It also unites General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics into one unified Theme
     
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    I remember reading about it in the last 3 books of the Ender series (Xenocide, Children of the Mind, and some other book)
    I liked the theory but never actually heard of it being a true theory and well, I would disagree with it just because it's so weird but I would like it to be true.
     
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    I don't really have a reason to think it's not true, but then, i'm not expert. If they can provide ample proof for the theory, I think that it could be deemed viable (if it hasn't been already. Again, i'm no expert). Yay for advances in science.
     
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    well its intersting but not as intersting as multidimensional string :amuse
     
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    eh, i've read theories of particles that make up atoms, but they defy teh laws of whatever, because they jump through space and therefore can be in 2 places at once on teh atom:huh
     
  8. Yasha

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    o_O

    I think it's best if you provide us with some intro first, because I doubt there are many here who have enough idea of what this theory is all about to have his/her own thought on the theory.

    Nevermind, I will post a to brief intro for those who are interested. ^^;;

    For those who are too lazy to read the whole page, I quote only the parts on String Theory.

    There is also intro to the more recent M-theory inside. Check it out if you're interested.
     
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  9. Toby

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    It's an interesting theory, aye. The potential is very promising for the future of cosmological research, all we need is substantial proof of it.

    Wasn't the positron discovered under the same circumstances, though? Whenever two theories collide it is due to the lack of a coefficient or there being a defining factor which makes a singular theory stand out as individual. Where our science perfect we could relate every theory in its system,
     
  10. CrazyMoronX

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    I remember seeing a special on this unifying theory, and that Kaku guy that made it up.

    I was left dazed and confused. I still don't understand it, and I probably never will. As, I refuse to read large blocks of text, on the Internet.

    That said, I fully endorse this theory.
     
  11. DominusDeus

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    I suggest the book The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene. It's very Laymans on the subject of string theory.

    And if you don't like reading,
     
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    more brain drain
     
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    I'm with this guy/girl.

    I read The Elegant Universe a while back, and it is basically Super String Theory in laymans terms, or in other words, Physics for normal people.

    I personally found it fascinating, and was intrigued by it, the concept of more than 3 dimension, up to nine, if I remember correctly. I think it is an interesting concept to explain the hole in the theory of relativity. Pardon me if I am mistaken, I'm not a genius.
     
  14. tanukibeast

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    ^i've read both of his books :). I like M-theory better :oh.
     
  15. Mangekyō

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    You know, but really M-Theory is only an improved version of String Theory, and if your not a major physics person, then u could even watch the DVD The Elegant Universe, The Book is complicated and more detailed, so, and i also recommend the book The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality.
     
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