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Why No New Einstein?: The Real Problems.

  1. Sep 10, 2005 #1
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 21, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 11, 2005 #2
    There are new Einsteins. It's just that they are solving smaller pieces of the puzzle
    than Einstein did.

    The "next Einstein" as you put it will probably be the person who comes up with a really
    sound explanation for the workings of space and time at the Planck level (very tiny, very brief)
    and/or explains the physical mechanism of quantum superposition. This is the only
    real mystery in Quantum Mechanics and the person who explains it will most assuredly
    be as big a Rock Star as Einstein was.
     
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