Popular Articles & Talks
String Theory, at 20, Explains It All (or Not), by Dennis Overbye, New York Times, Dec 7, 2004.
Interview of Raphael Bousso by Scientific American
The Holy Grail for many of today's theoretical physicists is a complete quantum mechanical theory of gravity--useful for understanding the behavior of balck holes, big bangs, and whole universes. But bridging the gap between the smallest and largest constituents of reality will robably require a few totally new conecpts (and shake our faith in some old ones)...
The Origin of Neutrino Mass by Hitoshi Murayama, Physics World, May 2002. physicsweb.org
New experimental data, which show that neutrinos have mass, are forcing theorists to revise the Standard Model of particle physics.
The String Theory Landscape by Raphael Bousso and Joe Polchinski, Scientific American, September 2004.
The theory of strings predicts that the universe might occupy one random "valley" out of a virtually infinite selection of valleys in a vast landscape of possibilities.
Hawking's Breakthrough Is Still an Enigma by Dennis Overbye, New York Times, January 2002
2005 Buhl Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University by Hitoshi Murayama (UC Berkeley, Physics), April 21, 2005
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