- What are the strings in String Theory made of? Why even call them strings – isn’t it arrogant to assume that their structure, which has to accommodate the math, has to be something we can visualize? Read the rest of this entry »
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Do you ever look out at the world and think, “How could it be that any effectively generated formal theory in which all arithmetic truths can be proved is inconsistent”? Or, “That is one hokey looking tree; no way that is real…. They could have put a little more time into that one, jeesh!”
I call that questionable reality realiquanto, a combination of “reality” and “aliquanto,” which is Latin for “somewhat.”
A lot of what we see we take for granted without having the slightest idea of how it works. The rest of what we see we take for granted believing that we understand it, when in realiquanto we have only a rudimentary understanding of its true nature.
I have the following questions about the universe. Feel free to enlighten me with your rudimentary explanations: Read the rest of this entry »