Is Our Entire Universe Held Together By One Mysterious Number?
1/137 is a universal constant that determines how stars burn, how chemical reactions happen, and if it were off by just a few percentage points—all of this might not even be here. But what happens if it shifts?Watch more Focal Point! | https://bit.ly/2ZJieda Read More:There's a Glitch At The Edge of The Universe That Could Remake Physicshttps://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24031982-200-theres-a-glitch-at-the-edge-of-the-universe-that-could-remake-physics/ ‘String theory, one well-backed bet for a next-generation theory of physics, proposes the existence of tiny, curled-up dimensions we can’t see. That has effects on things like alpha.”Humankind’s Existentially Lucky Numbershttps://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/23/science/humankinds-existentially-lucky-numbers.html “With every event, forking paths of possibilities branch out into the future. Pick one of the multitude that didn’t become real, and you might have the plot for a good counterfactual novel.”A Brief History of The Grand Unified Theory of Everythinghttp://nautil.us/issue/46/balance/a-brief-history-of-the-grand-unified-theory-of-physicsWhen we ask, “Why are we here?,” at a fundamental level we may as well be asking, “Why is the Higgs here?” And the Standard Model gives no answer to this question.Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI____________________Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure.Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannelSeeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seekerSeeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/