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(particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings

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Since Gillespie brings up the MSSM, it seems worth noting that, according to Lubos Motl (a Czech theoretical physicist, whose research is in superstring theory and who writes a blog called "The Reference Frame" in which, among many other things, he has posted discussions of the Higgs discovery), at a rest mass (in energy units) of 125 GeV/c2, the Higgs particle is light enough that it is almost certainly not as predicted in the original Standard Model, but is consistent with the MSSM.
For the first time Superstring theory was formulated in 1968 by Gabriele Veneziano, young Italian physicist who worked in CERN and studied strong nuclear interactions [14].
10, 11] were able to prove that there are theoretical links, such that the Superstring theory reduces to AdS/CFT theory, and Ads/CFT theory reduces to the so-called Light Front Holography, which in turn this model can serve as first approximation to the Quantum Chromodynamics theory.
The University of Maryland professor is one of the nation's pre-eminent theoretical physicists and a leading believer in the mind-bending "theory of everything" known as superstring theory.
It's universal scope encompassed the Big Bang, black holes, light cones and superstring theory in relatively easy to grasp language for the nonspecialist reader.
Superstring Theory (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988).
Matthew Ritchie is a self-professed cosmologist, a connoisseur of information structures whose templates include action painting, superstring theory, medieval hagiographies, molecular biology, and comic books.
With his latest book, The Universe in a Nutshell (Bantam), he aims to remedy the situation with a plethora of friendly illustrations to help readers decipher such complex topics as superstring theory and the nature of time.
Heterotic superstring theory postulates that six additional dimensions remain rolled up in doughnut-like strings with a diameter of [10.
Here we find things like superstring theory and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) project.
Superstring theory, (7, 8, 9) which represents the tentative mathematical approach, was expected to constitute a creative breakthrough toward the accomplishment of a grand unification model, but so far it has produced highly involved mathematics, the physical meaning of which is not entirely clear.
Stereotypes are dreadful things but the truth is that some Internet users are indeed nerdy, science-boy types who like nothing better to settle down with a good book on black holes and superstring theory.
Nima Arkani-Hamed, who with his colleagues has presented evidence of how it might function within the ten dimensions predicted by superstring theory, which suggests that all matter is made from small vibrating strings.
He raises the valid issue of the difficulty of finding empirical support for superstring theory or definitive evidence about the origin of the universe, but the argument is far from convincing in other fields, particularly the life sciences.
Peat, in Superstrings (1988) explores the origins of the universe by explaining the development and meaning of Superstring Theory.