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Energy or infinetly dense matter

  1. May 18, 2004 #1
    i know that superstrings are one dimensional objects but
    are superstring a compression of matter of energy?
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  3. May 18, 2004 #2


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    No. They are not made of matter.
  4. Jun 3, 2004 #3
    what are they made out of.... intriguing
  5. Jun 3, 2004 #4


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    They are abstract math concepts.
  6. Jun 3, 2004 #5
    You are speaking kind of loosely. The tension integrated along their length give us the energy which is equal to their mass. Is this a pulling tension or a pushing tension? And what gives rise to this tension? Does the tension come from the space-time metric trying to adjust itself to some "normal" condition? Thanks.
  7. Jun 3, 2004 #6
    forgive my lay-person-ness- but my understanding of strings is that they are like tire-tracks- in that they are an emergent effect of the intersectoon/interaction of more fundemental items/processes/relationships- like "sums-over-world-sheets" or something? :confused:


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