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Cosmic strings reborn

@article{Kibble2004CosmicSR,
  title={Cosmic strings reborn},
  author={Tom W. B. Kibble},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  year={2004}
}
  • T. Kibble
  • Published 4 October 2004
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
There are two main reasons for the recent renewal of interest in cosmic strings: Fundamental string-theory models suggest their existence; and there are at least two tentative observations of their possible effects. In this talk, I review their current status in the light of these two factors. 
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