General relativity, strings, and mathematical physics

Massimo Porrati

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    We give a historical review of some aspects of string theory relevant to our present understanding of General Relativity, and connected with Einstein's unification program. We also point out to various mathematical fallouts of string theory.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)73-84
    Number of pages12
    JournalLetters in Mathematical Physics
    Volume48
    Issue number1
    StatePublished - Apr 1 1999

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    Albert Einstein
    Review

    Keywords

    • Conformal
    • De Sitter
    • Duality
    • Holography
    • M-theory
    • Superstrings
    • Supersymmetry
    • Unified theory

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Mathematical Physics
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)
    • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

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    General relativity, strings, and mathematical physics. / Porrati, Massimo.

    In: Letters in Mathematical Physics, Vol. 48, No. 1, 01.04.1999, p. 73-84.

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    Porrati, Massimo. / General relativity, strings, and mathematical physics. In: Letters in Mathematical Physics. 1999 ; Vol. 48, No. 1. pp. 73-84.
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