String Theory Explained – What is The True Nature of Reality?

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  • Published: 01 March 2018
  • Is String Theory the final solution for all of physic’s questions or an overhyped dead end?

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    String Theory Explained – What is The True Nature of Reality?

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    • Nikki Lorraine
      Nikki Lorraine  5 days back

      You really should post a correction note here or in the description explaining that you confused the heisenberg principle with the observer effect. It's the responsible thing to do.

    • Agastya B Khare
      Agastya B Khare  1 weeks back

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    • Sri Krishnan
      Sri Krishnan  3 weeks back

      @Kamanasish Debnath by more wavelengths he meant more frequency.

    • Phoenix
      Phoenix  4 weeks back

      What if it is unknowable?

    • D P
      D P  1 months back

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  • Cold Blooded
    Cold Blooded  4 hours back

    Yeah Science Bitch!!

    • Cold Blooded
      Cold Blooded  4 hours back

      Btw now that Heisenberg died ,Guess who is the only one who can cook blue meth

  • Edward26474
    Edward26474  9 hours back

    I played "adventure" on Atari 07:04 when i was young.

    • R3Volt.
      R3Volt.  10 hours back

      There's just one small problem with the joke at 5:27, which is 5:31
      Duck hits floor tom
      *snare drum sounds*

      *O M E G A T R I G E R R E D*

      • Charles Benca
        Charles Benca  10 hours back

        A french youtube chanel named Dimension was doing that style of video 2 years before you beggined. You sended him a message asking him to change his style of video. Just fuck you.

        • D R
          D R  15 hours back

          String theory is only one hypothesis on observation. We need to redirect our attention to basic fundamentals of quantum mechanics and the underlying mathematical analysis which I've recently discovered are flawed. Imagine trying to make a chocolate cake only to find out that you have no flour. No problem. Make this flourless chocolate cake: 1 cup semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips,1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons espresso powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 3 large eggs
          1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, Dutch-process cocoa preferred. Now this is a reality we can all enjoy.

          • Antony Peter
            Antony Peter  17 hours back

            The em wave 😂

            • Mads Damm
              Mads Damm  1 days back

              This was dumbed down to the point of inaccuracy

              • Greens2be
                Greens2be  1 days back

                I did not get it, I over exepected myslelf.. will come again soon when my chakras are alligned

                • Hind Ledra
                  Hind Ledra  2 days back

                  Physics memes brought me here 😂😂

                  • Firman Hermawan
                    Firman Hermawan  2 days back

                    aghhh my headd..now i understand why i didnt choose physic as my major.

                    • Jake L
                      Jake L  2 days back

                      Science makes me feel powerful because it's the most useful tool we have.

                    • Mcdicks
                      Mcdicks  2 days back

                      these comments are so autistic, went in expecting intelligent comments, left realizing how dumb the average human is

                    • wulphstein
                      wulphstein  2 days back

                      string theory is NOT reality.

                      • wulphstein
                        wulphstein  2 days back

                        I have to express my disappointment with string theorists. Because of you, we can't have antigravity. ET looks down at the Earth with sadness in their eyes, as if to say, were sorry you can't join us on the interstellar playground.

                        • Krishna Valluri
                          Krishna Valluri  3 days back

                          Atleast now i know, what Sheldon keeps blabbering about...

                          • OG Kakarotto
                            OG Kakarotto  3 days back

                            so its just about progressive thought huh? ROFL

                            • party creeper7x/0
                              party creeper7x/0  3 days back

                              Idk but I just love their art style

                              • Gentile Defense League Mirrors

                                All is energy and energy is all. Time and space is just a concept. So called facts are just man made measures

                                • sharon manuel joy
                                  sharon manuel joy  3 days back

                                  Only one doubt.
                                  What is string theory?

                                  • Hollyleaf Gaming
                                    Hollyleaf Gaming  3 days back

                                    4:43 I automatically thought of GD...

                                    • frank garcia
                                      frank garcia  4 days back

                                      Gosh, the part about light sure seems painful.

                                      • Noodle God
                                        Noodle God  4 days back

                                        Imagine being here because of LOONA

                                        • Knight King
                                          Knight King  4 days back

                                          The only thing I understood in this video is '2+2=4'

                                          • Hippielife and me
                                            Hippielife and me  4 days back

                                            I ate mushrooms a few years ago. Many mushrooms, and I could see and feel the strings, could clearly see how everything swings in unison, that technically, there is no difference between me and, for example, a sofa. It is interesting that I had no idea about the string theory at this time. I'm not a merciless conspiracy theorist either. I had mushrooms, I saw the strings, googled the strings afterwards and now I know that everything is strings. Believe it or leave it. I know what I saw.
                                            BTW, Taking drugs is shit. I did it, I have regretted it and I would never do it again !!!

                                            • 03underground
                                              03underground  4 days back

                                              so wait. if gravity is basically just a force dragging us down. Does that mean that at some point, we reach the bottom of the universe. Are we basically just falling down to that point? Is there something so heavy in the universe that it is causing that? Is that why if you as a person are in space don't appear to move, its just because you don't have the mass to effectively fall in space due to gravity?

                                              • Caleb Wolfenden
                                                Caleb Wolfenden  4 days back

                                                Needs 6 extra incomprehensible dimensions for no apparent reason.

                                                • Baba Vanga
                                                  Baba Vanga  5 days back

                                                  Bazinga

                                                  • David Hunt
                                                    David Hunt  5 days back

                                                    Lots of words incredible verbiage great pictures - no information.

                                                    • thebestStevenHawkins
                                                      thebestStevenHawkins  5 days back

                                                      But have you heard about the string cheese theory.

                                                      • lucy grace
                                                        lucy grace  6 days back

                                                        It looks like duolingo

                                                        • Gabriele Porru
                                                          Gabriele Porru  6 days back

                                                          6:21 pa pa ka pa pa
                                                          Ski bi du pa pa

                                                          • Grant Jenkins
                                                            Grant Jenkins  6 days back

                                                            Me: 7:04 is pure genius

                                                            • Deepak Nohawar
                                                              Deepak Nohawar  6 days back

                                                              Maybe we are doing it all wrong and universe can't be study like this and we need to start over make new maths lol. If there are aliens out there with technological advancements m sure they will have their own different maths and stuff which they used to study.

                                                              • Deepak Nohawar
                                                                Deepak Nohawar  6 days back

                                                                Sometimes i just wonder why this world exist why universe is there why big bang took place. What was there before it. And like there's a small world of atoms and things inside them we can't see and study, if we are that small thing which people outside the universe can't see if i make sense.

                                                                • Jason Menezes99
                                                                  Jason Menezes99  6 days back

                                                                  Anyone here because of Sheldon Cooper

                                                                  • Vinnie Nguyen
                                                                    Vinnie Nguyen  6 days back

                                                                    But thank to kurg i finally understand the string theory thank

                                                                    • Vinnie Nguyen
                                                                      Vinnie Nguyen  6 days back

                                                                      Sheldon in the Big bang theory already solve this

                                                                      • redindianjoe
                                                                        redindianjoe  6 days back

                                                                        Spoiler alert: the video doesn't explain string theory.

                                                                        • ThatNaturalistGuy
                                                                          ThatNaturalistGuy  6 days back

                                                                          So the Universe is music? Maybe I need to watch more videos.

                                                                          • George Morales
                                                                            George Morales  7 days back

                                                                            String theory part 2 next?

                                                                            • Will Dale
                                                                              Will Dale  7 days back

                                                                              [(me in school) Excuse me sir (hand goes up) If particles are made of strings what are the strings made of? Teacher; Didn't you understand the video? Points, the string is made from the conjoined dots, or points. (me again) Hmmm, I see...but sir what's the....(Teacher interrupts) Enough! We''l be here all night at this rate] Bell rings, change of class. [ What's the next class? I ask. Friend's response; LQG another theory of everything also requires the graviton but no strings attached....??????? [(Ha!)]

                                                                              • Eoin McGovern
                                                                                Eoin McGovern  1 weeks back

                                                                                Who says there's only 4 dimensions

                                                                                • If not Why not
                                                                                  If not Why not  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Hysienberg Uncertainty Princible I love that

                                                                                  • E M
                                                                                    E M  1 weeks back

                                                                                    i have a quesadilla of words to your challenge @ :33

                                                                                    • Andrew Weston
                                                                                      Andrew Weston  1 weeks back

                                                                                      String theory is a DNA structure of particles form into a strand which cross reference into a road grid through GSP perceptions systems and becomes a location grid for travelling through interstellar hemispheres all around definitive Space

                                                                                      • Nikki Lorraine
                                                                                        Nikki Lorraine  5 days back

                                                                                        What do you gain by just making things up like this?

                                                                                    • Markiyan Hapyak
                                                                                      Markiyan Hapyak  1 weeks back

                                                                                      How can my comment not be the same expression of *LOVE?*

                                                                                      • Hadee Krad
                                                                                        Hadee Krad  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Man I really wanna play The Legend of Zelduck right now

                                                                                        • oh boy
                                                                                          oh boy  5 days back

                                                                                          Dehydrated ganonduck