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Explanations for mathematicians, about the falsifiability (or not) of string theory [closed]

Like many other mathematicians, I think string theory very attractive. This theory has wonderfully influenced many new topics in mathematics (I myself have worked on one of them), but it's not the ...
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What is the “Physically Consistent” proper subset of arithmetic?

Suppose 1st-order arithmetic is inconsistent along with Voevodsky http://video.ias.edu/voevodsky-80th. It nevertheless remains true that when you have 2 apples and 2 apples, you have 4 apples. ...