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Inopeki
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Does string theory state that there isnt anything smaller than "strings"?
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Inopeki Group Title
Does string theory state that there isnt anything smaller than "strings"?
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hosein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think its use ful read it
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JamesJ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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.
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Inopeki Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh, i havent got to that part yet..
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Shayaan_Mustafa Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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)
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JamesJ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Shayaan: no, that's completely incorrect in String Theory.
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Shayaan_Mustafa Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@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.
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JamesJ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_theory
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Shayaan_Mustafa Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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
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JamesJ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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.
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Inopeki Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry, even i know that.
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Shayaan_Mustafa Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry i was busy and late reply. Here by connection i meant string are the closed loops.
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Inopeki Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I was talking about the "atoms are the smallest particles" thing.
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Shayaan_Mustafa Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes atoms. not strings.
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Inopeki Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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.
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Shayaan_Mustafa Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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.)
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Inopeki Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well then i have misunderstood this whole thing.. James, is this correct?
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Shayaan_Mustafa Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you have to make base of your fundamentals in order to study Quantum mechanics.
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JamesJ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@inopeki, when next we're on together we'll talk. In a word: no.
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