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a hypothetical particle that is the elementary particle in a theory of space-time

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Alice narrates her dream discoveries of string and superstring theory:
This theory is closely related to superstring theory and the paradox of Schrodinger's cat.
The authors have organized the main body of their text in fifteen chapters devoted to fields, the geometry of space, gravity, black holes, cosmology, the dark universe, galaxies, stars, planets, the life of stars, the origin of the elements, elementary particles, fundamental interactions, the standard model, superstring unification, and a variety of other related subjects.
Greene's The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (2010), Edward O.
Professor Costas Kounnas is one of the leading theoretical physicists in Europe, having made outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields, including theoretical particle physics, quantum field theory, supergravitation and superstring theory, and cosmology," the news release said.
Her 11th Dimension artwork has been displayed at locations including Durham Cathedral and at St Michael's Church in Byker, and tackles the idea of superstring theory.
When guitar strings are fastened, which guarantees constancy of their length, superstrings have no such fastening limiting their length.
During the last three decades the theory of non-Archimedean spaces has gained the interest of physicists for their research, in particular the problems that emerge in quantum physics, p-adic strings and superstrings (see (15)).
Pure spinor superfields were developed with the purpose of covariant quantization of superstrings by Berkovits [4-7] and the cohomological structure was independently discovered in supersymmetric field theory and supergravity, originally in the context of higher-derivative deformations [8-17].
Superstrings, geometry, topology, and C*-algebras; proceedings.
For a quarter century, many physicists have favored string theory, which describes the basic particles of matter and force as tiny vibrating strands or loops called superstrings, as the best route for unifying quantum physics with gravity.
Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (New York: Vintage, 2003), 83, for a description of the classical big-bang theory: "And as the clock is turned back to ever earlier times, the whole of the cosmos is compressed to the size of an orange, a lemon, a pea, a grain of sand, and to yet tinier size still.
We might find evidence of cosmic defects - superstrings in the sky," said Efstathiou.
He tells of the M-theory of superstrings and multiverses, of speculations about the world as a computer program, and of new ideas of computation and complexity.