The superstring: theory of everything, or of nothing?

@article{Ellis1986TheST,
  title={The superstring: theory of everything, or of nothing?},
  author={John Ellis},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1986},
  volume={323},
  pages={595-598}
}
  • J. Ellis
  • Published 1 October 1986
  • Physics
  • Nature
Superstring models excite theoretical physicists because they may unite the four fundamental forces. These theories are formulated in a ten-dimensional world of extraordinarily high energies. Recent work indicates how superstrings may nevertheless relate to our four-dimensional world and to laboratory experiments. 
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