Lee Smolin: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of Science, and What Comes Next
- Hello Bay Area Saloners. Just posted to the blog (go there for the
Hear Lee Smolin discuss his new book, "The Trouble with Physics", postulating
that String Theory is a scientific dead-end, as recently written up in Wired
("Physics Wars"), and discussed on "Talk of the Nation". See also his article
"Einstein's Legacy?--Where are the 'Einsteinians?'", which first appeared in
Discover magazine two years ago.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park CA, 94025
Free of charge
I'll be hearing him speak Monday at the American Museum of Natural History. If
I get a chance, I'll post an update with my impressions.