James Wells
Professor of Physics, University of Michigan

James Wells is professor of physics at the Leinweber Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Michigan. He is the author of Effective Theories in Physics: From Planetary Orbits to Elementary Particle Masses (2012) and Discovery Beyond the Standard Model of Elementary Particle Physics (2020).

Written by James Wells

Scientists during the refurbishment of the Super-Kamiokande neutrino observatory, 1,000 metres below Mount Ikeno in Japan. Photo courtesy of Kamioka Observatory, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo

Essay/
Physics
The unified Universe

Physics displays an uncanny alignment at its very deepest levels. Is a grand theory of everything finally within reach?

James Wells