What every physicist should know about string theory

Edward Witten

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Abstract

Some of natures rhymes-the appearance of similar structures in different areas of physics-underlie the way that string theory potentially unifies gravity with the other forces of nature and eliminates the ultraviolet divergences that plague quantum gravity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages38-43
Number of pages6
Volume68
No11
Specialist publicationPhysics Today
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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