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String Theory: a perspective over the last 25 years

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String Theory: a perspective over the last 25 years
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 45

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This article provides some historical background and then reviews developments in string theory over the last twenty-five years or so. Both perturbative and non-perturbative approaches to string theory are surveyed and their impact on how we view quantum gravity is analysed.

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