A Crisis at the Edge of Physics (‘The New York Times’)

There is a growing concern in fundamental physics, note Dartmouth’s Marcelo Gleiser and a colleague in a New York Times opinion piece. “Today,” they write, “our most ambitious science can seem at odds with the empirical methodology that has historically given the field its credibility."

Gleiser is  a professor of physics and astronomy and the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy. He and his co-author, Professor Adam Frank of the University of Rochester, are co-founders of NPR’s 13.7 Cosmos and Culture blog.

Read the full opinion piece, published 6/5/15 by The New York Times.