String Theory Explained – What is The True Nature of Reality?

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  • Published on: 01 March 2018
  • Is String Theory the final solution for all of physic’s questions or an overhyped dead end?

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    String Theory Explained – What is The True Nature of Reality?
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COMMENTS: 40

  • BrainGoo
    BrainGoo   2 hours ago

    Don’t electrons come in different(Binary) options of color and hardness, meaning some are different

  • Сергей Богонос

    Please, make the video about new, modern theory of everything "An Exceptionally Simple Theory of Everything"Some materials is on channel "Quantum gravity research"

  • Beep Beep
    Beep Beep   17 hours ago

    Confused - it looked like A Link to the Past but was being played on a NES so must have just been The Legend of Zelda :/ Science is hard...

  • Mansi Rawat
    Mansi Rawat   19 hours ago

    very very nicely explained! thankyou!

  • xavier stephen
    xavier stephen   21 hours ago

    thankyou Kurzgesagt this made a lot of sense and will help me better understand the basic principles of string theory

  • Pierre Marais
    Pierre Marais   23 hours ago

    Everything is just a theory therefore no one really knows the truth.

  • Adam Khan
    Adam Khan   1 days ago

    WHAT IS LIFE , DO WE EXIST OR ARE WE JUST DREAMING

  • Jarimin Daimary
    Jarimin Daimary   1 days ago

    I wrote something interesting and I would like to have ur opinions on my book on relativity.. Respected sir/madam I would like to have the opinion of people of different field on my book on relativity because my book aims exactly at people away from physics . I tried to explain it in most basic level and in an interesting way. I would like to have your opinion on my book .. Just type Jarimin Daimary on kindle store or Amazon and it should appear.

  • Kanashi
    Kanashi   1 days ago

    I’m not nearly smart enough for this video

  • Writer Kaz
    Writer Kaz   1 days ago

    Im the president of my 10th vrade and this video inspired me to think about ways I could influence my school to get a quantum physics class

  • Rhianne Moll
    Rhianne Moll   1 days ago

    Infographics to explain string theory.... I think not.

  • Connor Smith
    Connor Smith   1 days ago

    It's not totally right, but it might get us a little closer to the answer.

  • GoPro Today
    GoPro Today   1 days ago

    3:07 Since when do electrons have positive charge?

  • Anirudh Sharma
    Anirudh Sharma   1 days ago

    I have a doubt, what about using very low energy light rays?They should be nearly straight, better chances of hitting particles than a curve like ray.

  • Demon Cloud
    Demon Cloud   2 days ago

    If String Theory does not work try G-String Theory

  • Elyen
    Elyen   2 days ago

    All i could think right now is Sheldon Cooper

  • Jarimin Daimary
    Jarimin Daimary   2 days ago

    SEARCH THIS IN KINDLE STORE " The theory of relativity for dummies "Its a fun and simple book which anyone can understand..

  • Christopher Klix
    Christopher Klix   3 days ago

    I really enjoyed this Episode! The best "easy" explanation video of String Theory I've ever seen! And in combination with the beautiful animations, it really comes to life and creates an engaging video!

  • Ultra Blue Instintc
    Ultra Blue Instintc   3 days ago

    what if the universe or gravity is a ginormous ball and with more gravity an object has the more the ball pokes in on itself

  • Hayley de Ronde
    Hayley de Ronde   3 days ago

    If we have to interact with an object to "see" it, what are we interacting with in the minds eye when we visualize and dream?

  • Minh Khôi
    Minh Khôi   4 days ago

    Who came here from The big bang theory

  • Me'haz
    Me'haz   4 days ago

    Fifth Principle: You will understand, too, that all of these transient objects have not been created for the sake of annihilation, in order to appear briefly and then vanish. The purpose for their creation is rather briefly to be assembled in existence and acquire the desired form, so that these may be noted, their images preserved, their meanings known, and their results recorded. This is so that, for example, everlasting spectacles might be wrought for the people of eternity, and that they might serve other purposes in the realm of eternity. You will understand that things have been created for eternity, not for annihilation; and as for apparent annihilation, it has the sense of a completion of duty and a release from service, for every transient thing advances to annihilation with one aspect, but remains eternally with numerous other aspects. Look, for example, at the flower, a word of God's power; for a short time it smiles and looks at us, and then hides behind the veil of annihilation. It departs just like a word leaving your mouth. But it does so entrusting thousands of its fellows to men's ears. It leaves behind meanings in men's minds as numerous as those minds. The flower, too, expressing its meaning and thus fulfilling its function, goes and departs. But it goes leaving its apparent form in the memory of everything that sees it, its inner essence in every seed. It is as if each memory and seed were a camera to record the adornment of the flower, or a means for its perpetuation. If such be the case with an object at the simplest level of life, it can be readily understood how closely tied to eternity is man, the highest form of life and the possessor of an eternal soul. Again, from the fact that the laws each resembling a spirit according to which large flowering and fruit bearing plants are formed and the representations of their forms are preserved and perpetuated in most regular fashion in tiny seeds throughout tempestuous changes - from this fact it can be easily understood how closely tied and related to eternity is the spirit of man, which possesses an extremely exalted and comprehensive nature, and which although clothed in a body, is a conscious and luminous law issuing from the divine command.Sixth Principle: You will also understand that man has not been left to graze at will, with a halter loosely tied around his neck; on the contrary, the forms of all his deeds are recorded and registered, and the results of all his acts are preserved for the day when he shall be called to account.Risale-i Nur Collection Words 86 - Bediüzzaman Said Nursi

  • Me'haz
    Me'haz   4 days ago

    As may be established empirically, matter is not essential so that existence may be made subject to it, and be dependent on it. Rather, matter subsists through a meaning, and that meaning is life, it is spirit. Also, as may be established through observation, matter is not the thing served so that everything may be ascribed to it. It is rather the servant; it renders service to the process of the perfection of a truth. And that truth is life. And the fundament of that truth is spirit. Also, as is self-evident, matter is not dominant so that recourse may be made to it or perfections sought from it. Rather, it is dominated; it looks to the decree of some fundament, it is in motion in the way that that decree dictates. And that fundament is life, it is spirit, it is consciousness. Also, as is necessary, matter is not the kernel, it is not the fundament, it is not a settled abode so that events and perfections may be affixed to it or constructed on it. Rather, it is a shell prepared to be split, rent, dissolved; it is a husk, it is froth, it is a form. Consider the following: a creature so minute it can only be seen with a microscope has such acute senses it can hear its friend's voice, and see its sustenance; it has extremely sensitive and sharp senses. This demonstrates that the effects of life increase and the light of the spirit intensifies in proportion to the reducing and refining of matter. It is as though the more matter is refined and the more we become distanced from our material existences, the closer we draw to the world of the spirit, the world of life, and the world of consciousness; and the more intensely the heat of the spirit and the light of life are manifested. Is it therefore at all possible that there should be this many distillations of life, consciousness, and spirit within this veil of materiality, and that the inner world which is beyond this veil should not be full of conscious beings and beings with spirits? Is it at all possible that the sources of these numberless distillations, flashes, and fruits of meaning, spirit, life and the truth apparent in this material existence in the Manifest World should be ascribed only to matter and the motion of matter, and be explained by it? God forbid! Absolutely not! These innumerable distillations and flashes demonstrate that this material and manifest world is but a lace veil strewn over the inner and spirit worlds.Risale-i Nur Collection Words - 526

  • Devin Ortiz
    Devin Ortiz   5 days ago

    I think the only way we will truly find out what is out there in space, is when our human bodies expire.

  • J S
    J S   5 days ago

    Ever think we are meer humans an not capable to understand it for a reason? We are so primitive, we seek war. We would probs bring a nuke to an interstellar plasma pulse ugh.

  • Intellix
    Intellix   5 days ago

    Actually, I was thinking about the elemental particles that we're not supposed to see.I'm not a scinentist or anything, but I wonder what would hapen if we could force these particles to generate their own light, like, by heating them or something

  • Fares yones
    Fares yones   5 days ago

    Anyone coming from big bang theory..sheldon..???