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[cdn-nucl-l] NYT: String Theory, at 20, Explains It All (or Not)
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String Theory, at 20, Explains It All (or Not)
By DENNIS OVERBYE
New York Times: December 7, 2004
ASPEN, Colo. - They all laughed 20 years ago.
It was then that a physicist named John Schwarz jumped up on the stage
during a cabaret at the physics center here and began babbling about having
discovered a theory that could explain everything. By prearrangement men in
white suits swooped in and carried away Dr. Schwarz, then a little-known
researcher at the California Institute of Technology.