CATTalks No. 2 String Theory with Dr Marc Scott
Wednesday 17 November at 7.30pm
“Are you made up of tiny, vibrating strings? Do you really live in a ten-dimensional Universe? Are you really just a hologram of a higher dimensional being at the edge of a higher dimensional space? String theorists would lead you to believe so!
The topics of string theory appear to emanate from sci-fiction tomes or the pages of alternative medicine brochures, not from the realm of peer-reviewed, logical and straight-headed science journals. So, where did this theory originate, why is it important to our understanding of the Universe and crucially, do we have any evidence to back it up? Dr Scott unravels the mysteries behind Physics’ most-contentious theory.Back to all news