Not Even Wrong

Not Even Wrong

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Not Even Wrong is a fascinating exploration of our attempts to come to grips with perhaps the most intellectually demanding puzzle of all: how does the universe work at its most fundamental level?
The story begins with an historical survey of the experimental and theoretical developments that led to the creation of the phenomenally successful 'Standard Model' of particle physics around 1975. Despite its successes, the Standard Model did not answer all the key questions and physicists' continuing search for answers led to the development of superstring theory. However, after twenty years, superstring theory has still failed to advance beyond the Standard Model.
The absence of experimental evidence is at the core of this controversial situation which means that it is impossible to prove superstring theory is either right or wrong. To date, only the arguments of the theory's advocates have received much publicity. Not Even Wrong provides readers with another side of the story.