# The trouble with Physics: The rise of string theory, the fall of a Science, and what comes next

@article{Harnad2008TheTW, title={The trouble with Physics: The rise of string theory, the fall of a Science, and what comes next}, author={J. Harnad}, journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer}, year={2008}, volume={30}, pages={66-69} }

The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next is a book about the history of physics from Copernicus forward. It is also a book that discusses the current state of physics research, particularly the dominion that string theory holds over the field. The author covers many diverse topics, and, while the title singles out string theory, this is a book about much more. Smolin starts with the five great unanswered problems in physics today. I… Expand

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