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Is physics in crisis?

In search of lost time

By Frank Close   June 2013

The new book by by Lee Smolin, Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe, we are told, “will no doubt be remembered as one of the essential books of the 21st century.” Such commercials invite the reaction: “Oh no it won’t.” For a start I am not convinced that there is a crisis in physics.

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