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Superstring Theory: A Brief Bibliography

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BOOKS

Green, M. (Michael B.), John H. Schwarz, and Edward Witten. Superstring theory. Cambridge, Eng., New York, Cambridge University Press, 1987. 2 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Contents: v. 1. Introduction. -- v. 2. Loop amplitudes, anomalies, and phenomenology.
   QC794.6.S85G74 1987

Greene, B. (Brian). The elegant universe: superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory. New York, W. W. Norton, c1999. 448 p.
   Bibliography: p. 427-428.
   QC794.6.S85G75 1999

Gribbin, John R. The search for superstrings, symmetry, and the theory of everything. Boston, Little, Brown, c1998. 212 p.
   Bibliography: p. 200-204.
   Originally published: In search of SUSY. UK, Penguin, 1998.    QC794.6.G7G77 1998

Kaku, Michio. Hyperspace: a scientific odyssey through parallel universes, time warps, and the tenth dimension. New York, Oxford University Press, 1994. 359 p.
   Bibliography: p. 353-354.
   QC793.3.F5K35 1994

Kaku, Michio, and Jennifer Trainer Thompson. Beyond Einstein: the cosmic quest for the theory of the universe. Rev. and updated. New York, Anchor Books, 1995. 224 p.
   Bibliography: p. 211-212.
   QC173.7.K35 1995

Peat, F. David. Superstrings and the search for the theory of everything. Chicago, Contemporary Books, c1988. 362 p.
   Bibliography: p. 345-348.
   QC794.6.S85P43 1988

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard. String theory. Cambridge, Eng., New York, Cambridge University Press, 1998. 2 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Contents: v. 1. An introduction to the bosonic string. -- v. 2. Superstring theory and beyond.
   QC794.6.S85P65 1998

Superstrings: a theory of everything? Edited by P.C.W. Davies, Julian Brown. Cambridge Eng., New York, Cambridge University Press, 1988. 234 p.
   QC794.6.S85S869 1988

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JOURNAL ARTICLES

Adams, Steve. A theory of everything. New scientist, v. 161, Feb. 20, 1999, Inside Science section: 1-4.
   Q1.N52

Arkani-Hamed, Nima, and others. The universe’s unseen dimensions. Scientific American, v. 283, Aug. 2000: 62-69.
   T1.S5

Duff, Michael J. The theory formerly known as strings. Scientific American, v. 278, Feb. 1998: 64-69.
   T1.S5

Gibbons, Gary. Brane-worlds. Science, v. 287, Jan. 7, 2000: 49-50.
   Q1.S35

Greene, Brian. The heart of matter. Natural history, v. 109, Feb. 2000: 80-83.
   QH1.N13

Muhki, Sunil. The theory of strings: an introduction. Current science, v. 77, Dec. 25, 1999: 1624-1634.
   Q1.C78

Nash, J. Madeleine. Unfinished symphony. Time, v. 154, Dec. 31, 1999: 83, 86-87.
   AP2.T37

Taubes, Gary. String theorists find a Rosetta Stone. Science, v. 285, July 23, 1999: 512-515, 517.
   Q1.S35

Von Baeyer, Hans Christian. World on a string. The Sciences, v. 39, Sept./Oct. 1999: 10-13.
   Q1.S8147

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INTERNET RESOURCES

The Official String Theory Web Site
   Created by physicist Patricia Schwarz, this website includes a basic introduction to string theory, an audiovisual lecture, biographies of theoretical physicists, and a timeline of string theory.
   http://superstringtheory.com

Physical Review Focus
   "Physical Review Focus is a free service of the American Physical Society (APS). Focus stories explain selected physics research published in the APS journals Physical Review and Physical Review Letters (PRL)." Use the Search function to find articles on string theory.
   http://focus.aps.org/

The Second Superstring Revolution
   A website created by Professor John H. Schwarz, Harold Brown Professor of Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology. Sections include The Basic Ideas of Superstring Theory, A Brief History of Superstrings, and Supersymmetry.
   http://www.theory.caltech.edu/people/jhs/strings/

Superstrings!
   Superstrings! is an online tutorial to superstring theory and includes a glossary, references, and links to other websites.
   http://www.sukidog.com/jpierre/strings/

The Symphony of Everything
   A short interactive introduction to string theory.
   http://www.msnbc.com/news/201650.asp

Compiled by Denise P. Dempsey
May 2001

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