August 12, 2005

August 12

At Strings2005 (and many times before that conference!):"Is there any experiment which would falsify the theory?" Paul Frampton seems to give the first answer: an experiment involving a Josephson junction may detect the effect of dark energy, by observing a cut-off in the frequency of zero-point oscillations at about 1.7 THz. If such a cut-off were discovered, the consequences would be far reaching including the possible demise of the string landscape.