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The Strange Second Life of String Theory

String theory has so far failed to live up to its promise as a way to unite gravity and quantum mechanics, but at the same time, it has blossomed into one of the most useful sets of tools in science. KC Cole, former Director's Visitor, explores string theory’s second life with insights from Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor, Juan Maldacena and Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professors in the School of Natural Sciences, and Douglas Stanford, Member in the School of Natural Sciences. Read more from Quanta Magazine.

 

Date
September 16, 2016