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Inopeki

  • 2 years ago

Does string theory state that there isnt anything smaller than "strings"?

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  1. hosein
    • 2 years ago
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    i think its use ful read it

  2. JamesJ
    • 2 years ago
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    Hm. Aren't the one who's reading "The Elegant Universe". You tell us. It's right there in the book when string theory is introduced.

  3. Inopeki
    • 2 years ago
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    Oh, i havent got to that part yet..

  4. Shayaan_Mustafa
    • 2 years ago
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    no. string are the connections between the atoms. while atoms are the smallest particle. If you say there isnt anything smaller than "strings"? Then this violets the postulates of KMT(Kinetic Molecular Theory)

  5. JamesJ
    • 2 years ago
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    @Shayaan: no, that's completely incorrect in String Theory.

  6. Shayaan_Mustafa
    • 2 years ago
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    @JamesJ. Can you just tell me the definition of string theory? And tell me what does KMT says? Except dark matter, anything in this unverse can't violet KMT.

  7. JamesJ
    • 2 years ago
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_theory

  8. Shayaan_Mustafa
    • 2 years ago
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    I know this link. Even during the course of Quantum physics we have made thesis in regarding this theory. Try to understand what i replied to Inopeki. Thnx

  9. JamesJ
    • 2 years ago
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    I'm sorry, but in String Theory, strings are not "the connections between atoms" and it most definitely not the case that "atoms are the smallest particle"!! Even in standard quantum mechanics that last statement is simply no where near true.

  10. Inopeki
    • 2 years ago
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    Sorry, even i know that.

  11. Shayaan_Mustafa
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    sorry i was busy and late reply. Here by connection i meant string are the closed loops.

  12. Inopeki
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    I was talking about the "atoms are the smallest particles" thing.

  13. Shayaan_Mustafa
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    yes atoms. not strings.

  14. Inopeki
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    ...

  15. Inopeki
    • 2 years ago
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    Im sorry, have i not understood this? Aren't electrons,muons,gluons,positrons etc. the smallest particles? If quarks count as particles then they are probably the smallest.

  16. Shayaan_Mustafa
    • 2 years ago
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    ohh dear. these are the fundamental particles by which atom is made. but matter is compose of atoms. Atoms are the smallest particles.(Dalton's atomic theory.)

  17. Inopeki
    • 2 years ago
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    Well then i have misunderstood this whole thing.. James, is this correct?

  18. Shayaan_Mustafa
    • 2 years ago
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    you have to make base of your fundamentals in order to study Quantum mechanics.

  19. JamesJ
    • 2 years ago
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    @inopeki, when next we're on together we'll talk. In a word: no.

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