Foundations of Physics

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 156–173

Evolving Notions of Geometry in String Theory


DOI: 10.1007/s10701-011-9609-5

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Martinec, E.J. Found Phys (2013) 43: 156. doi:10.1007/s10701-011-9609-5


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 theoryGeometryTopologyQuantum gravity

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Enrico Fermi Institute and Dept. of PhysicsUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA