Category: Theory of Everything

Theory of Everything: Putting failure to find such a theory to good use

Sure. Why waste a failure? In “The imperfect universe: Goodbye, theory of everything” (New Scientist, 10 May 2010, Magazine issue 2759), Marcelo Gleiser mourns, FIFTEEN years ago, I was a physicist hard at work hunting for a theory of nature that would unify the very big and the very small. There was good reason to […] more