string theory

string theory

BY Krista Tippett June 06, 2016

"Call it the hidden hand of God; I would simply call it the hidden hand of the equations. And that gets us from the beginning to here." Theoretical physicist Brian Greene on the hidden nature of reality, and the power of scientific theory to reveal the beauty that we cannot observe.

BY April 08, 2012

Physicists have long sought to describe the universe in terms of equations. Now, James Gates explains how research on a class of geometric symbols known as adinkras could lead to fresh insights into the theory of supersymmetry — and perhaps even the very nature of reality.

BY February 29, 2012

Writing script explaining string theory isn't so easy. Thankfully, Brian Greene's TED talk provided just the right language. A revelatory video that will excite your imagination.

BY February 23, 2012

Gates shares with us a scientist's rich, connected way of looking at the universe, and we've captured him in Twitter form.