The Search For Hidden Dimensions
By BRIAN GREENE, THE RICHARD DAWKINS FOUNDATION - RDF TV
Updated: Tue, 18 May 2010 07:44:49 UTC - An RDFRS Original
Brian Greene explains how extra dimensions may solve several problems in physics, and gives his stance on the possibility of a "multi-verse".
To learn more about String Theory, watch Brian Greene's "The Elegant Universe" on NOVA.
Also see Brian Greene's book on String Theory "The Elegant Universe".
Or check out Brian Greene's book on General Physics "The Fabric of the Cosmos".
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