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Eric on PBS Space Time | Theory of Everything Controversies: Livestream

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The description below was taken from the original YouTube video's description by PBS Space Time. Existing Theories of Everything have not yet produced experimental evidence that solves the fundamental challenges facing physics. That lack…

The Story Behind String Theory – Garrett Lisi

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"And that is really the founding crime for me in the string revolution, it was the desire to say that everyone who is not part of us is an idiot." - Eric Weinstein In this portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein discusses the story behind String…

The Portal Podcast #015: Garrett Lisi – My Arch-nemesis, Myself

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Garrett Lisi, the so called "Surf Bum with a Theory of Everything (or T.O.E.)", is a PhD theoretical physicist who has refused to be captured by the theoretical physics community. By making shrewd investments, he has avoided holding…

Eric on Big Think: Why Can’t We Find the Theory of Everything? Einstein, Rogue Genius, String Theory

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Einstein’s theory of relativity revolutionized our view of the universe, positing a space-time continuum undergirding all reality. Equally impactful has been quantum mechanics, which describe the behavior of subatomic particles in ways that…

M-theory / String Theory is the Only Game in Town

WHAT SCIENTIFIC IDEA IS READY FOR RETIREMENT? M-theory / String Theory is the Only Game in Town If one views science as an economist, it would stand to reason that the scientific theory that should be first retired would be the one…