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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: ...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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Table of Contents: ... -- Evaporating Charged AdS Black Holes -- Do Hyper-Entropic Objects Exist in Quantum Gravity? -- A Monster is Born -- Monsters in String Theory....

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Table of Contents: ... binary neutron stars (Kentaro Takami, Luciano Rezzolla and Luca Baiotti) -- Part III Black Holes in Quantum Gravity and String Theory -- Higher Spin AdS / CFT correspondence & quantum gravity aspects of AdS/CFT (Martin Ammon) -- Black Holes in the Asymptotic...

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Table of Contents: ...Preface -- Introduction to Quantum Gravity -- Introduction to Supersymmetry -- Introduction to String Theory -- Appendices -- Solutions to the Problems -- Index....

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Table of Contents: ...Invited Papers -- Open Services for Software Process Compliance Engineering -- Episode-Centric Conceptual Modeling -- Towards a Higher-Dimensional String Theory for the Modeling of Computerized Systems -- Advice Complexity: Quantitative Approach to A...

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Table of Contents: ... -- An Early Demise? Theoretical Exaptation in String Theory -- Turning Point(s) -- Part III: String Theory Becomes Super: 1985-1995 -- Superstring Theory and the Real World -- A 'Second Superstring Revolution' and the Future of String Theory....

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Table of Contents: ...Non-Holomorphic Deformations of Special Geometry and Their Applications -- Black Holes in String Theory -- From Black Strings to Lifshitz Black Branes -- Non-Extremal Black-Hole Solutions of N=2, d=4,5 Supergravity -- Non-Supersymmetric Extremal Black...

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Table of Contents: ...String Theory 101 -- D-branes and Orientifolds -- Introduction to Gauge/Gravity Duality -- Holography for Strongly Coupled Media -- Quantum Black Holes -- Lectures on Topological String Theory -- Doubled Field Theory, T-duality and Courant-brackets....

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