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String Theory: Strings to the Rescue

In the last decades of his life, Albert Einstein was left behind by much of the rest of the physics world. While fully respecting his enormous accomplishments in relativity, gravity, and quantum theory, Einstein's contemporaries did not share his passion for unifying divergent strands of physics. Today, as string theorist Brian Greene explains in this video segment from NOVA, most physicists agree that Einstein was probably on to something after all.

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