In Theory, Can We String the Universe Together?

In Theory, Can We String the Universe Together?
(Source images: pixabay, Michigan State University and Technische Universität Wien).

Physics explains how our material Universe works. However, its theories do not currently form a satisfying whole. For example, the theory that describes the fundamental forces and building blocks of our physical world excludes gravity, and we do not comprehend how the Universe was born. As we naturally strive for things to be complete and make sense, we ask that our theoretical conjectures add up too…