Archive for July 9th, 2006

It occurs to me that it might be prudent to write a post describing, to a general audience, what it is that I study. Here’s my best attempt, starting from the general and going into more detail. Act 1: Science Science is a branch of human knowledge associated with the rational, objective, and empirical study […]


Theres a discussion over at Peter Woit’s blog, Not Even Wrong, regarding undergraduate courses in String Theory, including a note regarding Stanford’s P153A/B courses this past year. In 2004 I e-mailed Barton Zwiebach regarding his upcoming book A First Course in String Theory, which was based on notes from his MIT “String Theory for Undergraduates” […]