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String Theory: Fascinating, Not Science Fiction

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String Theory: Fascinating, Not Science Fiction

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String Theory: Fascinating, Not Science Fiction

String Theory: Fascinating, Not Science Fiction

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Tell Me More has been honoring Black History Month by speaking with African-Americans who've excelled in STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math. Sylvester James Gates Jr. spent his career researching string theory. He explains to host Michel Martin that, while it seems like science fiction, it's really anything but.