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Brian Greene
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Theory of Everything

Physicists are driven to explain the natural world around us. String theorists are attempting to find the T.O.E., or Theory of Everything. It is both a literal and esoteric search; they are using modern advances in science to attempt to answer perhaps the oldest question of humanity, the question "why are we here." In the search for the theory of everything, physicists study both the very large and very small. These worlds are nowhere near as familiar as the world we live in. In fact, they can be bizarre and completely contradictory to what we find "normal." However, by studying these extreme corners of the universe, physicists hope to unlock the key to the many answers man has sought since the beginning. The amazing ability of scientists to analyze and explain the physical phenomena surrounding them will continue to evolve as the questions get...

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