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Intended for graduate students with a year of quantum mechanics and familiarity with relativistic methods, the book makes these exciting developments available to physicists, mathematicians, and others for the first time in one volume.
No trivia or quizzes yet. It was somehow easy compared to Green-Schwarz-Witten or Polchinski, however, if one is able to bear the flaws in the book silently, then definitely the book gives a direction on how early research went for St Although the book was quite a “hit” amongst amateur physicists, this book is full of “wrong directions”, both physically and mathematically, the reason for giving a 4-star is kind of personal, this was the first “String Theory” book that I started comprehending in my early years of college.
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Kaku makes even the most complicated subjects understandable, the true mark of genius.
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The point of the monograph was for the non specialist to glean from its contents a gentle introduction to the subject. Called by some “the theory of everything, ” superstrings may solve a problem that has eluded physicists for the past 50 years, the final unification of the two great theories of the twentieth century, general relativity and Superstrings and M-theory are provocative and controversial, but unarguably among the most interesting and active areas of research in current physics.
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Introduction to Superstrings and M-Theory by Michio Kaku
Write a customer review. This comprehensive tutorial introduces the development of, and current trends in, superstring theory, a significant and still controversial attempt to unify general relativity and quantum field theory. Michele Davis rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Hardcoverpages. Kaku attended Cubberley Miichio School in Palo Alto in the early s and played first board on their chess team.
Doma rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Superstring theory, by contrast, has been evolving backward for the past 20 years.
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He has published research articles on string theory from to Light Cone Field Theory; 7.