The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest For… Character Descriptions

Brian Greene
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Albert Einstein

This German physicist, sometimes called the father of modern physics, discovered special and general relativity, theories that would later become the basis of much of string theory.

Isaac Newton

This English physicist discovered gravity in the 17th century. Though revolutionary at the time, this person's theories would later be proven inaccurate with the advent of special relativity.

Max Planck

This individual created the field of quantum mechanics when they discovered that electromagnetic waves have a minimum energy denomination (a quantum). This physicist went on to discover many other properties of quantum physics, many of which are now named after him.

Karl Schwarzschild

This theoretical physicist discovered black holes.

Richard Feynman

This American physicist was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering quantum electrodynamics.

Werner Heisenberg

This individual's "uncertainty principle" states that a particle's exact location cannot be known; instead, the particle has a probability of...

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