Strings attached: towards multiple universes

  • Jean-Philippe Uzan
  • Bénédicte Leclercq
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


Our commission well understands the fascination that the study of constants holds for many physicists. At stake in this research is a theory that unifies interactions and is applicable to all scales of our universe. By modifying our knowledge of the world, this new theory would probably alter our list of fundamental constants. Can we imagine how? This time, the inquiry is more forward-looking and speculative...


String Theory Extra Dimension Fundamental Parameter Casimir Force Fundamental Constant 


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© Praxis Publishing Ltd. 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Philippe Uzan
    • 1
  • Bénédicte Leclercq
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut d’Astrophysique de ParisCNRSParisFrance
  2. 2.Pour la scienceParisFrance

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