Foundations of Physics

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 156-173

First online:

Evolving Notions of Geometry in String Theory

  • Emil J. MartinecAffiliated withEnrico Fermi Institute and Dept. of Physics, University of Chicago Email author 

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The unfolding of string theory has led to a successive refinement and generalization of our understanding of geometry and topology. A brief overview of these developments is given.


String theory Geometry Topology Quantum gravity