Friday, November 02, 2007

The Status of Fundamental Physics Today

Fundamental Physics: Where We Stand Today by John Baez.
By fundamental physics, I mean the search for a small set of laws which in principle determine everything we can calculate about the universe. The reductionist dream – not always practical, but very seductive. Where do we stand in the search for these laws? What do we know, and what are the mysteries? Why do many physicists feel stuck?

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