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By Paul M. Sutter on December 3, 2019 in
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This week @PaulMattSutter will take you to another series of String theory. This time: Dimension is Destiny more at #365DaysOfAstro

By Paul M. Sutter on November 19, 2019 in
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How did String Theory get started? What has made the idea so popular over the decades? Can we ever truly have a theory of quantum gravity? What is supersymmetry, the landscape, and the AdS/CFT Correspondence? What do holograms have to do with this? How many dimensions do we live in? Why does String Theory have such a hard time making predictions? How are we supposed to judge a theory that isn’t done yet?

By Paul M. Sutter on November 5, 2019 in
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How did String Theory get started? What has made the idea so popular over the decades?

By Paul M. Sutter on October 15, 2019 in
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How did chemists save astronomy? What’s so important about the spectrum, and how are they made? How can we tell what things in space are made out of?

By Paul M. Sutter on October 1, 2019 in
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Why is infrared astronomy so hard? How do we fit giant telescopes into tiny rockets? What will the James Webb uncover?