String theory is the trendy pursuit for the physicists in my field. It's untestable and, as famously put, "not even wrong." While it's done some great things for the mathematicians, it's lead entire generations of physicists to pursue it with very little to show for it. Expect more about string theory in this journal as well as related topics to physics.
If a 6600 used paper tape instead of core memory, it would use up tape at about 30 miles/second. -- Grishman, Assembly Language Programming