**Introduction to M Theory**

by Miao Li

**Publisher**: arXiv 1998**Number of pages**: 76

**Description**:

This short book is an introduction to some recent developments in string theory and M theory. The author tries to concentrate on the main physical aspects, and often leaves more technical details to the original literature.

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