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A brief history of string theory. : from dual models to M-theory

Author: Dean Rickles
Publisher: Berlin, [Germany] ; Heidelberg, [Germany] : Springer-Verlag, 2014. ©2014
Series: Frontiers collection.
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A Brief History of String Theory

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Rickles, Dean.
Brief history of string theory : from dual models to M-theory.
Berlin, [Germany] ; Heidelberg, [Germany] : Springer-Verlag, c2014
xix, 251 pages
(LCCN) 2013955303
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Rickles
ISBN: 9783642451287 3642451284
OCLC Number: 874178838
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations, tables.
Contents: History and Mythology.- Part I: The (Very) Early Years: 1959-1973.- Particle Physics in the Sixties.- The Veneziano Model.- The Hadronic String.- Supersymmetric Strings and Field Theoretic Limits.- Part II: A Decade of Darkness: 1974-1984.- An Early Demise? Theoretical Exaptation in String Theory.- Turning Point(s).- Part III: String Theory Becomes Super: 1985-1995.- Superstring Theory and the Real World.- A 'Second Superstring Revolution' and the Future of String Theory.
Series Title: Frontiers collection.
Responsibility: Dean Rickles.
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