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Eric Nyquist

Is our universe one of many?

This five-part series tells of how theoretical physicists at Stanford helped develop the String Theory Landscape – an updated version of the Big Bang theory that sparked a fierce and still ongoing debate about what science is and what it should be.

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Studying the humanities at Stanford

“I'm someone who's always been really interested in big questions that take a long time to arrive to."

—Sojourner Ahebee '18, African and African American Studies

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All of our professors and students have different backgrounds, perspectives, and dreams. But it’s the ways they work together and the qualities they share that make H&S special. 

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