A Brief History of Superstrings

The history of string theory is very fascinating, with many bizarre twists and turns. It has not yet received the attention it deserves from historians of science. Here we will settle for a very quick sketch.

String Theory of the Strong Nuclear Force

Superstring Unification

The First Superstring Revolution

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