# Strings and beta function.

1. Feb 23, 2006

### waht

I watched the elegant universe and one scienetist noticed the euler beta function seemed to explain what he was doing and it had properties of a vibrating string.

So I'm wondering if I could find his original paper, explanation or some additional info.

2. Feb 24, 2006

### AlphaNumeric

The physicist's name is Veneziano if that helps your searching. I'd type something out (it's elaborated on in 'Superstring Theory' by Green, Schwarz and Witten) but I've a lecture.

3. Feb 24, 2006

$$g^2 B(-\frac{s}{2} -2, -\frac{t}{2}-2)$$