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  • PBS
  • 2003-10-28T00:00:00+00:00
  • 45 mins
  • 2 hours, 15 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, Special Interest
Eleven dimensions, parallel universes, and a world made out of strings. It's not science fiction, it's string theory.

6 episodes

1x01 Einstein's Dream

  • Series Premiere

    2003-10-28T05:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

Today, Einstein's goal of combining the physical laws of the universe in one theory that explains it all is the Holy Grail of modern physics.

1x02 String's the Thing

  • 2003-10-28T05:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

In order to solve some of the deepest mysteries of the universe, the rules that govern large objects like galaxies must be combined with the rules that govern small objects like subatomic particles.

1x03 Welcome to the 11th Dimension

  • 2003-11-04T05:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

String theory is radically changing our ideas about the nature of space, opening up the possibility that extra dimensions, rips in the fabric of space, and parallel universes actually exist.