A Critical Look at Strings

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Following the invitation of the editors of Foundations of Physics, I give here a personal assessment of string theory, from the point of view of an outsider, and I compare it with the theory, methods, and expectations of my own field.

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Rovelli, C. A Critical Look at Strings. Found Phys 43, 8–20 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10701-011-9599-3

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Keywords

  • Loop quantum gravity
  • Strings