Physicists try to unite all forces of nature and rectify Einstein’s greatest failure

In its waning years Albert Einstein spent his time tilting windmills, trying to unite all the forces of nature. He died disappointed, and his attempt would go down in history as his greatest failure.

But Einstein’s failed dream could eventually become his ultimate triumph if a small group of theoretical physicists rework his old ideas. It will not necessarily bring together all the forces of the universe, but it could explain some of the most pressing issues facing modern science.

Einstein is not enough