Teach the Controversy!

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Science  27 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5799, pp. 597-598
DOI: 10.1126/science.1133640

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The Trouble with Physics. The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next. By Lee Smolin. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2006. 416 pp. $26, C$34.95. ISBN 0-618-55105-0.

Writing for a broad, nonspecialist audience, the author marshals his arguments against string theory and sketches the approach that he believes will replace it.