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Could Everything We Know About String Theory Be Wrong?

It’s been 50 years since string theory was first proposed, but now some new research could call it all into question. WTF is Quantum Retrocausality? (ft. Physics Girl) - https://youtu.be/5hYBeFNSv2o Read More: String Theory May Create Far Fewer Universes Than Thought
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“The problem with string theory, according to some physicists, is that it makes too many universes. It predicts not one but some 10500 versions of spacetime, each with their own laws of physics. But with so many universes on the table, how can the theory explain why ours has the features it does?” On the Cosmological Implications of the String Swampland
https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.09718
“We study constraints imposed by two proposed string Swampland criteria on cosmology. These criteria involve an upper bound on the range traversed by scalar fields...We find that inflationary models are generically in tension with these two criteria.” Dark Energy May Be Incompatible With String Theory
https://www.quantamagazine.org/dark-energy-may-be-incompatible-with-string-theory-20180809/
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M Theory & String Theory Documentary

The Theory of Everything - excellent documentary about quantum physics - explaining the M Theory & String Theory. very interesting to watch ----- THANK YOU .

Michio Kaku - What is the World Made Of? - String Theory & M-Theory

Michio Kaku - What is the World Made Of? - String Theory & M-Theory

M-THEORY & STRING THEORY (Explained)

The Theory of Everything - excellent documentary about quantum physics - explaining the M Theory & String Theory. very interesting to watch ----- THANK YOU . String Theory Documentary | The 11 Dimensions of Time & Space - HD. In this Full HD Documentary we look at understanding and explaining string theory, the . In physics, string theory is a theoretical framework in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects called strings. String theory In physics, string theory is a theoretical framework in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects .

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FIRST BROADCAST: Wednesday, 8 September 2010. BBC Newsnight.
Stephen Hawking talks to Susan Watts about M-Theory, and musician Mark Everett ('E' from Eels) describes the work of his physicist father, Hugh Everett III, on the 'Multiverse'.

Michio Kaku Discusses M-Theory

Subscribe to Cosmic TV for more great space, alien and UFO content: http://bit.ly/CosmicTVSubscribe Physicists found that the apparently distinct theories were identified by mathematical transformations called S-duality and T-duality. Witten's conjecture was based in part on the existence of these dualities and in part on the relationship of the string theories to a gravitational theory called eleven-dimensional supergravity. Thanks for watching don't forget to subscribe for more adventures with Cosmic TV!http://j.mp/1pMiZrd CLICK HERE: Robotic Arm Wrestling with NASA Engineers!http://j.mp/1vkxdE2 CLICK HERE: Sedna - The Largest Planet Like Object in Our Solar System!http://j.mp/ZBnf80 Visit our site for more information on our latest releases!http://www.janson.com/ Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/jansonmedia Tweet us! https://twitter.com/jansonmedia Although a complete formulation of M-theory is not known, the theory should describe two- and five-dimensional objects called branes and should be approximated by eleven-dimensional supergravity at low energies. Modern attempts to formulate M-theory are typically based on matrix theory or the AdS/CFT correspondence. According to Witten, the M in M-theory can stand for "magic", "mystery", or "matrix" according to taste, and the true meaning of the title should be decided when a more fundamental formulation of the theory is known. Investigations of the mathematical structure of M-theory have spawned a number of important theoretical results in physics and mathematics. More speculatively, M-theory may provide a framework for developing a unified theory of all of the fundamental forces of nature. Attempts to connect M-theory to experiment typically focus on compactifying its extra dimensions to construct approximate models of our four-dimensional world.

String Theory and the Graviton explained. YouTube (Subscribe for updates) . Chris Dawe.

With reports of the discovery of gravity waves, the existence of the graviton is implied. This in turn has implications for string theory, M theory and indeed any quantum theory of the universe, in providing them with an empirical basis.

True Detective - Membrane Theory (M-Theory)

Rust Cohle describes the Membrane Theory. In theoretical physics, M-theory is an extension of string theory in which 11 dimensions of spacetime are identified as 7 higher-dimensions plus the 4 common dimensions.

What is M-theory?

In less than 100 seconds, Leron Borsten explains how M-theory could be the one theory to rule them all. Visit physicsworld.com for more videos, webinars and podcasts.
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Quantum Mechanics -String Theory (M-Theory)

String Theory is believed to be the theory of everything because it unifies all particle forces of interaction (Electromagnetism;Weak Nuclear; Strong Nuclear; and Gravity). The mystery of the quantum gravity and why it is so weak is defined with the force called Graviton. In addition, it's calculations illustrate a world of multi-dimensions which is based on the vibration of the string and it's corresponding forces.

Michio Kaku Explains String Theory

New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The co-founder of Field String Theory explains why the universe has 11 dimensions rather than any other number. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MICHIO KAKU Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the world today. He has written 4 New York Times Best Sellers, is the science correspondent for CBS This Morning and has hosted numerous science specials for BBC-TV, the Discovery/Science Channel. His radio show broadcasts to 100 radio stations every week. Dr. Kaku holds the Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in theoretical physics at the City College of New York (CUNY), where he has taught for over 25 years. He has also been a visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, as well as New York University (NYU). ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TRANSCRIPT: Question: Why are there only 11 dimensions in the universe rather than something higher? (Submitted by John Menon) Michio Kaku: I work in something called String Theory, that’s what I do for a living. In fact, that’s my day job. I’m the co-founder of String Field Theory, one of the main branches of String Theory. The latest version of String Theory is called M-Theory, “M” for membrane. So we now realize that strings can coexist with membranes. So the subatomic particles we see in nature, the quartz, the electrons are nothing but musical notes on a tiny vibrating string. What is physics? Physics is nothing but the laws of harmony that you can write on vibrating strings. What is chemistry? Chemistry is nothing but the melodies you can play on interacting vibrating strings. What is the universe? The universe is a symphony of vibrating strings. And then what is the mind of God that Albert Einstein eloquently wrote about for the last 30 years of his life? We now, for the first time in history have a candidate for the mind of God. It is, cosmic music resonating through 11 dimensional hyperspace. So first of all, we are nothing but melodies. We are nothing but cosmic music played out on vibrating strings and membranes. Obeying the laws of physics, which is nothing but the laws of harmony of vibrating strings. But why 11? It turns out that if you write a theory in 15, 17, 18 dimensions, the theory is unstable. It has what are called, anomalies. It has singularities. It turns out that mathematics alone prefers the universe being 11 dimensions. Now some people have toyed with 12 dimensions. At Harvard University, for example, some of the physicists there have shown that a 12-dimensional theory actually looks very similar to an 11-dimensional theory except it has two times, double times rather than one single time parameter. Now, what would it be like to live in a universe with double time? Well, I remember a movie with David Niven. David Niven played a pilot, who was shot down over the Pacific, but the angels made a mistake, he was not supposed to die that day. And so the angels brought him back to life and said, “Oh, sorry about that. We killed you off by accident; you were not supposed to die today.” So in a great scene, David Niven then walks through a city where time has stopped. Everyone looks like this. And there’s David Niven just wandering around looking at all these people. That’s a world with double time. David Niven has one clock, but everyone else has a separate clock and these two clocks are perpendicular to each other. So if there’s a double time universe, you could walk right into a room, see people frozen in time, while you beat to a different clock. That’s a double time universe. Now this is called F-Theory, “F” for father, the father of strings. It’s not known whether F-Theory will survive or not; however, M-Theory in 11 dimension is the mother of all strings. And that theory works perfectly fine. So to answer your question, in other dimensions, dimensions beyond 11, we have problems with stability, these theories are unstable, they decay back down to 11 dimensions, they have what are called anomalies, singularities, which kill an ordinary theory. So the mathematics itself forces you to 11 dimensions. Also because this is a Theory of Everything, there’s more room in higher dimensions to put all the forces together. When you put gravity, electromagnetism and the nuclear force together, four dimensions is not big enough to accommodate all these forces. When you expand to 11 dimensions, bingo, everything forms perfectly well.

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String theory and the hidden structures of the universe - Clifford Johnson

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String Theory - Stephen Hawking's Grand Design

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Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell
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Michio Kaku Explains String Theory

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains the basics of String Theory in this clip from his Floating University lecture. Find out more at: http://www.floatinguniversity.com/lectures-kaku

Michio Kaku: The Universe Is a Symphony of Vibrating Strings

New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The co-founder of Field String Theory explains why the universe has 11 dimensions rather than any other number. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MICHIO KAKU Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the world today. He has written 4 New York Times Best Sellers, is the science correspondent for CBS This Morning and has hosted numerous science specials for BBC-TV, the Discovery/Science Channel. His radio show broadcasts to 100 radio stations every week. Dr. Kaku holds the Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in theoretical physics at the City College of New York (CUNY), where he has taught for over 25 years. He has also been a visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, as well as New York University (NYU). ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TRANSCRIPT: Question: Why are there only 11 dimensions in the universe rather than something higher? (Submitted by John Menon) Michio Kaku: I work in something called String Theory, that’s what I do for a living. In fact, that’s my day job. I’m the co-founder of String Field Theory, one of the main branches of String Theory. The latest version of String Theory is called M-Theory, “M” for membrane. So we now realize that strings can coexist with membranes. So the subatomic particles we see in nature, the quartz, the electrons are nothing but musical notes on a tiny vibrating string. What is physics? Physics is nothing but the laws of harmony that you can write on vibrating strings. What is chemistry? Chemistry is nothing but the melodies you can play on interacting vibrating strings. What is the universe? The universe is a symphony of vibrating strings. And then what is the mind of God that Albert Einstein eloquently wrote about for the last 30 years of his life? We now, for the first time in history have a candidate for the mind of God. It is, cosmic music resonating through 11 dimensional hyperspace. So first of all, we are nothing but melodies. We are nothing but cosmic music played out on vibrating strings and membranes. Obeying the laws of physics, which is nothing but the laws of harmony of vibrating strings. But why 11? It turns out that if you write a theory in 15, 17, 18 dimensions, the theory is unstable. It has what are called, anomalies. It has singularities. It turns out that mathematics alone prefers the universe being 11 dimensions. Now some people have toyed with 12 dimensions. At Harvard University, for example, some of the physicists there have shown that a 12-dimensional theory actually looks very similar to an 11-dimensional theory except it has two times, double times rather than one single time parameter. Now, what would it be like to live in a universe with double time? Well, I remember a movie with David Niven. David Niven played a pilot, who was shot down over the Pacific, but the angels made a mistake, he was not supposed to die that day. And so the angels brought him back to life and said, “Oh, sorry about that. We killed you off by accident; you were not supposed to die today.” So in a great scene, David Niven then walks through a city where time has stopped. Everyone looks like this. And there’s David Niven just wandering around looking at all these people. That’s a world with double time. David Niven has one clock, but everyone else has a separate clock and these two clocks are perpendicular to each other. So if there’s a double time universe, you could walk right into a room, see people frozen in time, while you beat to a different clock. That’s a double time universe. Now this is called F-Theory, “F” for father, the father of strings. It’s not known whether F-Theory will survive or not; however, M-Theory in 11 dimension is the mother of all strings. And that theory works perfectly fine. So to answer your question, in other dimensions, dimensions beyond 11, we have problems with stability, these theories are unstable, they decay back down to 11 dimensions, they have what are called anomalies, singularities, which kill an ordinary theory. So the mathematics itself forces you to 11 dimensions. Also because this is a Theory of Everything, there’s more room in higher dimensions to put all the forces together. When you put gravity, electromagnetism and the nuclear force together, four dimensions is not big enough to accommodate all these forces. When you expand to 11 dimensions, bingo, everything forms perfectly well.

Why Are We Here? | Stephen Hawking | Google Zeitgeist

Stephen Hawking poses some of the key questions that all of us sometimes wonder. He has set out to answer these questions in his new book, The Grand Design. Hawking presents M Theory as the grand solution. It's a family of different theories working similarly to a grouping of maps. He also discusses the role of cosmology, the inflation of the universe and the Planck satellite. Google Zeitgeist is a collection of talks by people who are changing the world. Hear entrepreneurs, CEOs, storytellers, scientists, and dreamers share their visions of how we can shape tomorrow.

Lecture 9 | String Theory and M-Theory

(November 23, 2010) Leonard Susskind gives a lecture on the constraints of string theory and gives a few examples that show how these work.
String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
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Lecture 7 | String Theory and M-Theory

(November 1, 2010) Leonard Susskind discusses the specifics of strings including Feynman diagrams and mapping particles. String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 10 | String Theory and M-Theory

(November 30, 2010) Professor Leonard Susskind continues his discussion on T-Duality; explains the theory of D-Branes; models QFT and QCD; and introduces the application of electromagnetism. String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 6 | String Theory and M-Theory

(October 25, 2010) Leonard Susskind focuses on the different dimensions of string theory and the effect it has on the theory.
String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 8 | String Theory and M-Theory

(November 8, 2010) Professor Leonard Susskind covers the history of path/surface integrals; conformal mapping; application of conformal mapping in string scattering. String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 5 | String Theory and M-Theory

(October 18, 2010) Professor Leonard Susskind delivers a lecture concerning plonck variables and how they relate to string theory in the context of modern physics. String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 2 | String Theory and M-Theory

(September 27, 2010) Professor Leonard Susskind discusses how the forces that act upon strings can affect the quantum mechanics. He also reviews many of the theories of relativity that contributed to string theory today. String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 4 | String Theory and M-Theory

(October 11, 2010) Leonard Susskind gives a lecture on the string theory and particle physics. During this lecture he focuses on closed string theory as opposed to open string theory.
String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 1 | String Theory and M-Theory

Help us caption and translate this video on Amara.org: http://www.amara.org/en/v/BAtM/ (September 20, 2010) Leonard Susskind gives a lecture on the string theory and particle physics. He is a world renown theoretical physicist and uses graphs to help demonstrate the theories he is presenting. String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Lecture 3 | String Theory and M-Theory

(October 4, 2010) Professor Leonard Susskind reviews harmonic oscillators, the spin of massless particles (photons and gravitons), the low lying spectrum of strings, the tachyon problem, and the basics of string interactions. String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and particle physics. In this course we will develop the basic theoretical and mathematical ideas, including the string-theoretic origin of gravity, the theory of extra dimensions of space, the connection between strings and black holes, the "landscape" of string theory, and the holographic principle. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Continuing Studies Program:
http://csp.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Hawking co-scientist Roger Penrose debunks M-theory on Christian Radio

Prof Alister McGrath and famed physicist, and atheist, Prof Roger Penrose discuss the following questions: Is Hawking's M-theory good science? Does Hawking's M-theory show that God did not create the universe? Is our fine-tuned universe simply one of many in a multi-verse?
Taken from Unbelievable? radio show with Justin Brierley, Saturday 25th September 2010.
For more info, visit: www.premier.org.uk/unbelievable

Stephen Hawking M theory makes God unnecessary original quote

March 14, 2018 update
Professor Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. The world-famous scientist died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday morning, a spokesman for his family said. Professor Hawking's children, Lucy, Robert and Tim said in a statement: "We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. "He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. http://www.facebook.com/NSOTD
God did not create the universe, the man who is arguably Britain's most famous living scientist says in a forthcoming book. In the new work, The Grand Design, Professor Stephen Hawking argues that the Big Bang, rather than occurring following the intervention of a divine being, was inevitable due to the law of gravity. In his 1988 book, A Brief History of Time, Hawking had seemed to accept the role of God in the creation of the universe. But in the new text, co-written with American physicist Leonard Mlodinow, he said new theories showed a creator is "not necessary". The Grand Design, an extract of which appears in the Times today, sets out to contest Sir Isaac Newton's belief that the universe must have been designed by God as it could not have been created out of chaos. "Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing," he writes. "Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist. "It is not necessary to invoke God to light the blue touch paper and set the universe going." In the forthcoming book, published on 9 September, Hawking says that M-theory, a form of string theory, will achieve this goal: "M-theory is the unified theory Einstein was hoping to find," he theorises. "The fact that we human beings -- who are ourselves mere collections of fundamental particles of nature -- have been able to come this close to an understanding of the laws governing us and our universe is a great triumph." Hawking says the first blow to Newton's belief that the universe could not have arisen from chaos was the observation in 1992 of a planet orbiting a star other than our Sun. "That makes the coincidences of our planetary conditions -- the single sun, the lucky combination of Earth-sun distance and solar mass -- far less remarkable, and far less compelling as evidence that the Earth was carefully designed just to please us human beings," he writes. Hawking had previously appeared to accept the role of God in the creation of the universe. Writing in his bestseller A Brief History Of Time in 1988, he said: "If we discover a complete theory, it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason -- for then we should know the mind of God." Hawking resigned as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University last year after 30 years in the position.

Hidden Dimensions and String Theory - Joanne Hewett (SETI Talks)

SETI Talks Archive: http://seti.org/talks Extra dimensions of space may be present in our universe. Their discovery would dramatically change our view of the cosmos and would prompt many questions. How do they hide? What is their shape? How many are there? How big are they? Do particles and forces feel their presence? This lecture will explain the concept of dimensions and show that current theoretical models predict the existence of extra spatial dimensions which could be in the discovery reach of present and near-term experiments. The manner by which these additional dimensions reveal their existence will be described.

M theory: what does it stand for? - Parallel Universes - BBC Science

Does M Theory explain everything in the universe? What does it stand for and what does it mean? And how does the eleventh dimension play a part in the new theory? Find out more about the surreal scientific theories that question our existence in the universe in this video from BBC science show 'Parallel Universes'.

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