Category Archives: Not Even Wrong: The Book

U.S. Publication of Not Even Wrong

Today a heavy box with copies of the U.S. version of Not Even Wrong arrived at my office, and I’m quite pleased the thing is finally being published in this country. It appears that Amazon has it in stock (see … Continue reading

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Aaron Bergman Review of Not Even Wrong

Aaron Bergman has written up a review of my book and posted it over at the String Coffee Table. It’s quite sensible and makes reasonable points, so I’m very glad he wrote it. Here are a few comments of my … Continue reading

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The Unraveling of String Theory

This week’s Time magazine has as article by Michael Lemonick about the controversy over string theory entitled The Unraveling of String Theory. It mentions my book and Lee Smolin’s, and there’s a quote from Sean Caroll. There’s the usual hysterical … Continue reading

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Reviews and Errata

The August edition of Seed magazine is out on the newstands, and it contains a joint review entitled “No Strings Attached” by Charles Seife of my book and of Lee Smolin’s The Trouble With Physics. The article and magazine issue … Continue reading

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P. University Press

I really am trying to ignore Lubos, but there’s just too much material… Back in early 2004, after it became clear that Cambridge University Press was very unlikely to ever publish Not Even Wrong due to intense opposition from string … Continue reading

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Various Weirdness

Must be something in the air, lots of weird things going on recently: My book has been officially non-endorsed by the people at Axes & Alleys. I finally realized why Lubos was carrying on about how if any errors in … Continue reading

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Zwiebach Letter to the WSJ

Over at his web-site, Lubos has posted a letter to the Wall Street Journal from Barton Zwiebach. The letter seriously misrepresents the current state of string theory in several ways: string theory is an extraordinarily precise and rigorous framework where … Continue reading

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Responses To WSJ Article

The lack of any serious (Lubos doesn’t count) response to my book from string theorists since its appearance in the UK a month or so ago has begun to surprise me a bit. I was also suprised at how weak … Continue reading

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NEW in the WSJ

Today’s Wall Street Journal has an article by Sharon Begley entitled Has String Theory Tied Up Better Ideas In Field of Physics? (sorry, subscription required for on-line version). The summary of the article goes After two decades in which string … Continue reading

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The String Theory Backlash

Over at Cosmic Variance Sean Carroll has a posting about The String Theory Backlash. Probably best if anyone who wants to discuss it do so over there, so I’ll turn off comments here. Update: More about this here. Update: The … Continue reading

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