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Not Even Wrong

Not Even Wrong

The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law for Unity in Physical Law

When does physics depart the realm of testable hypothesis and come to resemble theology? Peter Woit argues that string theory isn't just going in the wrong direction, it's not even science. Not Even Wrong shows that what many physicists call superstring “theory” is not a theory at all. It makes no predictions, not even wrong ones, and this very lack of falsifiability is what has allowed the subject to survive and flourish. Peter Woit explains why the mathematical conditions for progress in physics are entirely absent from superstring theory today, offering the other side of the story.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Science

On Sale: September 4th 2007

Price: $22.99

Page Count: 320

ISBN-13: 9780465092765

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