Lee Smolin Quotes

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Lee Smolin Quotes

If string theory is a mistake, its not a trivial mistake. Its a deep mistake and therefore kind of worthy.
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One possibility is: God is nothing but the power of the universe to organize itself.

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The most cherished goal in physics, as in bad romance novels, is unification.

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I first began to worry about this during the summer of 1989, when it began to be clear that string theory would not quickly lead to a unique theory of everything. Henry Tye, a string theorist from Cornell University, had told me of his computer program to produce new string theories. When you run Tye's program, you input a rough description of a universe you would like to describe. You tell it the dimension of spacetime, and something about how the world should look. It outputs all the string theories it can construct that lead to the world you requested, one per page.

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We know that the expansion of our universe is accelerating, which means a number called the cosmological constant must be positive.

— Lee Smolin

If string theory is a mistake, it's not a trivial mistake. It's a deep mistake and therefore kind of worthy.

— Lee Smolin

Surprise is inherent in the structure of the world.

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The revolution which began with the creation of quantum theory and relativity theory can only be finished with their unification into a single theory that can give us a single, comprehensive picture of nature.

— Lee Smolin

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