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Search for Extra Dimensions

Guests: KEITH DIENES Assistant Professor, Physics University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona BLAYNE HECKEL Professor, Physics University of Washington Seattle, Washington HENRY FRISCH Professor, Physics University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois String theory--which unites the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics--predicts that there are as many as eleven dimensions to our universe. In this hour, we'll look at how scientists are searching for these extra dimensions, on the benchtop and with particle accelerators.

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