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Introduction to M Theory by Miao Li

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Introduction to M Theory
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 76

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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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