Science Of...

This Might Be The Simplest Explanation Of String Theory Ever

Excited for the August 21 eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event. The Curiosity team will be viewing the eclipse alongside NASA in Carbondale, Illinois. Follow us on Facebook for live videos, trivia, and interviews on the big day.

You've heard the term "string theory" before, but you probably know it as one of those insanely heady conceptions you'll probably never understand. Try again! The video below does a great job of breaking string theory down into something much easier to digest.

String Theory Explained In The Easiest Way Possible

Don't freak out when he says "Lagrangian"—a seriously simple explanation follows.

Share the knowledge!

Comparing String Theory To Music

Here's another way to more easily digest the extreme complexities of string theory.

A More In-Depth Take At Explaining String Theory

This 11-minute video gets a little more granular with the "tiny vibrating strings" in string theory.

If you liked this you'll love our podcast! Check it out on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, search 'curiosity' on your favorite podcast app or add the RSS Feed URL.

Advertisement