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Professor Vafa Discusses F-Theory in Scientific American

March 28, 2019

 

In the Scientific American article "Found: A Quadrillion Ways for String Theory to Make Our Universe," Professor Vafa discusses F-Theory and the standard model:

“It’s very nice work,” says Cumrun Vafa, one of the developers of F-theory, at Harvard University. “The fact you can arrange the geometry and topology to fit with not only Einstein’s equations, but also with the [particle] spectrum that we want, is not trivial. It works out nicely here....”

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Professor Andy Strominger to appear in new documentary "Einstein and Hawking: Unlocking the Universe"

March 6, 2019

A new documentary called "Einstein and Hawking: Unlocking the Universe" will air for the first time on March 10, 2019 on The Science Channel. The documentary commemorates the one-year anniversary of the passing of theoretical physicsist Stephen Hawking. Professor Andrew Strominger, Gwill E. York Professor of Physics at Harvard University, will appear in the documentary along with many other theoretical physicsts to discuss the extraordinary influence Hawking had on our understanding of the universe, as well as his connection to Albert Einstein. Follow the link below for more...

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