Seeking string theory in the cosmos

Edmund J. Copeland, Levon Pogosian, Tanmay Vachaspati

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We review the existence, formation and properties of cosmic strings in string theory, the wide variety of observational techniques that are being employed to detect them, and the constraints that current observations impose on string theory models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number204009
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 21 2011

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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