Category Archives: Swampland

Swampiness on Long Island

At first I thought this must be an April Fool’s day joke, but I just checked the calendar, and it’s not April 1 yet. For the last few years Stony Brook has been running a workshop on math and physics … Continue reading

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More Swampiness

Jacques Distler has a new posting about the Swampland, based on hearing a talk by Cumrun Vafa and discussions with him in Eugene, Oregon. Vafa seems to have made clear to Jacques that what he had in mind was just … Continue reading

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Mucking About in the Swampland

A little while ago I wrote about the recent Vafa paper on The String Landscape and the Swampland, as well as about postings on the subject by Lubos Motl and Jacques Distler. Lubos’s contribution to the subject was introducing the … Continue reading

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Into the Swampland

Last month Cumrun Vafa gave a talk at Stony Brook entitled The Swamp Surrounding the Landscape. Tonight he has a new paper on the arXiv entitled The String Landscape and the Swampland. Vafa appears to be suggesting that, faced with … Continue reading

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