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Elaboration on Superstring Theory

  1. Dec 1, 2009 #1
    What is meant when one says that everything we see is the lowest vibrations of the strings (According to String Theory)?

    I understand the very fundamental concepts of this theory, like how it only works in 10 dimensions, but the above statement confuses me.
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  3. Dec 1, 2009 #2


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    The massless modes, or the modes with rest mass=0 if you prefer.
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