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String Theory is Just a Technique for Summing Terms in QCD

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 09:07:43 -0400

"String theory is just a technique for summing the leading terms in
the 1/N expansion of QCD" -

http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2009/09/is_string_theory_an_unphysi=
cal.php

http://arxiv.org/abs/0907.4238 / http://arxiv.org/pdf/0907.4238v1

p62: "We could be witnessing the start of a revolution"
p69: "[...] the advent of the =EF=AC=81rst recognizable quantum gravitation=
al data
and it has revolutionized the =EF=AC=81eld. These data come from cosmology,=
 and
many more are likely on the way [...]" (via inflation-magnification of
primordial quantum effects)
p91: "Why are the divergences of quantum general relativity worse than
those of the other forces? Because the other forces couple to charges
which are the same for all modes, whereas gravity couples to
stress-energy, which grows [...]"

Andrew

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