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Top string theorist gives brief but educational review of smolin and woit

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    George Jones

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    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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