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James Halverson, an assistant professor of physics at Northeastern, uses data science to study the many possibilities in string theory. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
James Halverson
Assistant professor of physics

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Why you need a computer to understand strings and knots

Why you need a computer to understand strings and knots

How theoretical physicist James Halverson is using data science and machine learning to study string theory
James Halverson, an assistant professor of physics at Northeastern, uses data science to study the many possibilities in string theory. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

How theoretical physicist James Halverson is using data science and machine learning to study string theory

Assistant professor James Halverson is working with string theory and machine learning to better understand physical laws of the universe.