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The Little Book of String Theory by Steven S. Gubser

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INDEX

absolute zero, 45–48

aid-climbing, 34–36

Aiguille du Midi, 117–18

angstrom, 23–24

anomalies, 2

anti-commuting numbers, 121

anti-D0-branes, 84–87

anti-protons, 132–33

Aspen, Colorado, 2–3, 34

Aspen Center for Physics, 3

Astaire, Fred, 99–100, 103, 109

atoms: electrons and, 1–2 (see also electrons); frequency of, 25–26; nuclear energy and, 15–16; photons and, 28–33 (see also photons); quantum mechanics and, 23–28; size of, 24; splitting, 15–16; structure of, 23–28; uncertainty principle and, 21–24, 27; zero-point energy and, 45–46

axis of rotation, 78–81, 110, 121

 

black holes, 1, 7, 17, 36–42, 44–48; at centers of galaxies, 36; D-branes and, 47–48, 88–94; E = hv and, 41; falling into, 36–38; fifth dimension and, 5, 148–58; fish analogy ...

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