Blaming Scientists for the “Adjunct Problem”

by Chris Cumo RAMAN SUNDRUM BREATHES easily in the rarefied air of theoretical physics. He is a postdoc at Stanford University where, in collaboration with Princeton physicist Lisa Kendall, he has proposed that Einstein’s General Relativity predicts the existence of an extra dimension. We are familiar with space and time, which are really a single dimension according to Einstein, but this extra dimension is infinite and beyond the scope of our senses. If Sundrum is right, we inhabit an infinitely tiny dimension of the universe, where we experience but a fraction of the forces at play in the cosmos. The idea […]
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