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Why Strings theory

Why String theory?

Once special relativity was on the firm observational and theoretical footing, it was appreciated that the Schrödinger equation of quantum mechanics was not Lorentz invariant, therefore quantum mechanics as it was so successfully developed in the 1920s was not a reliable description of nature when the system contained particles that would move at or near …

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! book by bill gates

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!

This book is not about science, but about a scientist – a Nobel laureate, a famous American physicist and a talented teacher. The collection of autobiographical stories was first published in 1985 by WW Norton, edited by Ralph Leighton, and quickly became a bestseller with a warm welcome from critics. The book was published in …

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