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I'm Pretty Sure This Is What That Official at NSF Was Watching

Cosmic Variance
By Sean Carroll
Feb 3, 2009 3:37 AMNov 5, 2019 8:18 AM


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I will just mention that this guy doesn't really look like Brian Greene. And that I'm disappointed the word "heterotic" couldn't be worked in there somewhere. And also that ordinary one-dimensional strings don't form knots in higher dimensions of space, so extra-dimensional bondage requires extended objects. So really the guy in the cartoon should probably be "Dr. Polchinski."

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