String Theory

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After reviewing the original motivation for the formulation of string theory and what we learned from it, I discuss some of the implications of the holographic principle and of string dualities for the question of the building blocks of nature.

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Susskind, L. String Theory. Found Phys 43, 174–181 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10701-011-9620-x

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Keywords

  • Black Hole
  • String Theory
  • Higgs Boson
  • Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model
  • Open String