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Physicists’ Dream of a Theory of Everything
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Theoretical physicists have long dreamt of a theory of everything that encompasses all particles of matter and their interactions. Dartmouth professor Marcelo Gleiser describes how physics and astronomy obtain knowledge of the natural world and how their limitations preclude us from ever getting to a “final” theory.
For more information
- Marcelo Gleiser’s 13.7: Cosmos and Culture blog page at NPR
- “Q&A with professor, author Marcelo Gleiser,” The Dartmouth, 1/31/2017
- “Will we ever have a theory of everything?” BBC, 4/8/2015