Quantum Cosmology and Superstrings

  • Dimitri V. Nanopoulos
Part of the The Subnuclear Series book series (SUS, volume 25)


Superstrings may turn out to be the Theory of Everything. If so, they should provide, among other things, a satisfactory (quantum) cosmology. Recent studies of the quantum cosmology of superstrings indicate that we are getting a consistent picture only if (i) superstrings “live” in D = 10 space—time dimensions and (ii) six dimensions are compactified and thus leaving D = 4 space—time dimensions for us to live! In this review we provide a detailed expose of these recent developments on the (quantum) cosmological front of superstrings.


Dark Matter Planck Scale Heterotic String Closed String Quantum Cosmology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitri V. Nanopoulos
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison MadisonUSA

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