A theory of everything?

Gerard 'T Hooft, Leonard Susskind, Edward Witten, Masataka Fukugita, Lisa Randall, Lee Smolin, John Stachel, Carlo Rovelli, George Ellis, Steven Weinberg, Roger Penrose

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Abstract

In his later years, Einstein sought a unified theory that would extend general relativity and provide an alternative to quantum theory. There is now talk of a 'theory of everything' (although Einstein himself never used the phrase). Fifty years after his death, how close are we to such a theory?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume433
Issue number7023
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 20 2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General

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