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Table of Contents: ... field theory in curved space-time backgrounds -- Unruh und Hawking effect -- Information loss paradox -- Solitons in String Theory -- Brane solutions -- Dimensional reduction and black holes -- Black holes in string theory from p/D-branes -- Black hole...

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Table of Contents: ...Physics and the Search for Meaning -- Saint Joan of New York: A Novel about God and String Theory -- Author's Note....

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Table of Contents: ... of Schwarzschild's singularity: Ovidiu Cristinel Stoica -- Part II Black Holes in Quantum Gravity and String Theory -- Quantum Black Holes as the Link Between Microphysics and Macrophysics: B. J. Carr -- Free Energy of Topologically Massive Gravity and Flat Space...

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Table of Contents: ...) The Stellar Haloes of Galaxies (Richard De Souza).- Cosmology.- 9) A String Theory Based f(R)-Gravity with Duality Transformations (Gabriele Gionti) -- 10) Creation of Matter in a Noncommutativ e Universe (Michael Heller) -- 11) Testing new physics with polarized...

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Table of Contents: ... Know About String Theory, Edward Witten -- Quanta of Space-Time and Axiomatization of Physics, Ali Chamsddine -- Twistor Theory as an Approach to Fundamental Physics, Roger Penrose -- What are we missing in our search for quantum gravity?, Lee Smolin -- A...

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Table of Contents: ... -- Matter from Space -- The Surprising Resolution of the Poincarén Conjecture -- Unified Field Theory up to the 1960s: Its Development and Some Interactions Among Research Groups -- Part V Quantum Gravity, Conformal Boundaries, and String Theory...

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Table of Contents: ...Part I: Introduction -- Integrability in the AdS/CFT Correspondence -- Part II: Integrability on the String Theory Side -- Strings in Coset Spaces -- Flux-deformed Neumann-Rosochatius System -- η-Deformed Neumann-Rosochatius System -- Part III...

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Table of Contents: ...Chapter 1 Lecture 1: Introduction to String Theory -- Chapter 2 Lecture 2: Compactifications on tori -- Chapter 3 Lecture 3: Calabi-Yau Compactifications -- Chapter 4 Lecture 4: Fluxes and Generalized Geometry -- Chapter 5 Lecture 5: 4D Effective actions...

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Table of Contents: ... inflation: predictions and observations -- Eternal inflation -- String theory and the multiverse -- Anthropic selection -- The principle of mediocrity -- Did the universe have a beginning? -- Creation of universes from nothing -- The big picture -- Appendix. ....

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Table of Contents: ... cosmology -- Cosmology of quantum gravities -- String theory -- String cosmology -- Perspective....

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Table of Contents: ...1. Comfort for the Computationally Crippled -- Part I-Vibrations -- 2. The Simple Harmonic Oscillator -- 3. String Theory -- 4. Elasticity of Solids -- 5. Modes of Bars -- 6. Membranes, Plates, and Microphones -- Part II-Fluids -- 7. Ideal Gas Laws -- 8...

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Subject (ZB): ...string theory...

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