Satire about the search for a theory of everything in physics, sometimes about the strand-spaghetti model.
22 January 2012
Nonsense about tension
Strings have tension, theorists say. Particles are vibrating strings, they say. But tension is a macroscopic quantity, like temperature. So is vibration. What is the meaning of a macroscopic tension in the case of strings? None. "Vibrating strings" makes as much sense as "flying toothbrushes".