|Dec7-06, 04:45 AM||#1|
Top string theorist gives brief but educational review of smolin and woit
You`ll find the review - to be published in "American Scientist" magazine - by the discoverer of D-branes, Joe Polchinski, here:
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|Dec7-06, 06:44 AM||#2|
The question of string theory's position on dark energy is an interesting one.
A few days ago, I read in Smolin's book that string theory had a problem with dark energy. A few minutes ago, I read in Polchinski's article that this wasn't so, and that, in fact, string theory predicted (Weinberg) dark energy before it was found!
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