Schedule Oct 20, 2006
The String Wars
George Johnson, Science Journalist in Residence, KITP

We'll be talking about the loud media reaction accompanying publication of The Trouble With Physics by Lee Smolin and Not Even Wrong by Peter Woit. Here are links to some of the reviews that have appeared:

In addition I've put pdfs of reviews published in the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and (by Philip Anderson) the Times Higher Education Supplement in a folder, I know that many of you have already read these but here they are in one place.

You also might want to look at some of the science blogs that have become an echo chamber amplifying the debate. Here are a few probably familiar names:

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