The Trouble With Theories of Everything

There is no known physics theory that is true at every scale — there may never be

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Nautilus
Sep 19 · 9 min read
panel 1: a particle says Nobody can see me. 2: a creature says Nope. 3: particle says I only appear for…small amounts of time
panel 1: a particle says Nobody can see me. 2: a creature says Nope. 3: particle says I only appear for…small amounts of time
Illustrations: Melinda Beck

By Lawrence M. Krauss

Originally published at Nautilus on October 1, 2015.

Whenever you say anything about your daily life, a scale is implied. Try it out. “I’m too busy” only works for an assumed time scale…

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