Isaac Newton presented his theory of universal gravitation in 1687, and Albert Einstein overthrew that explanation with his theory of general relativity in 1915. However, the efforts since Einstein, which include combinations of quantum mechanics and superstring theory, has left most of the scientific world wanting.
The three physicists highlighted in the Discover article are Andreas Albrecht, Lee Smolin, and Stuart Kauffman. (I actually like Smolin’s book The Trouble With Physics – worth a read…). Here’s a mini-snipit from the Discover article:
Physicists should not spin any theories that require the existence of things, such as multiverses, that cannot be disproved.
Take a preview of the April 2010 Discover Magazine here and read the article…
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