Talk:History of string theory

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Leaving out the Indians?[edit]

Why is there nothing here about Ashoke Sen, who discovered string theory independently of Westerners? R. Robinson 14:47, 05 March 2009 —Preceding unsigned comment added by 128.198.53.19 (talk)


String theory: built from[edit]

The origin tells only why string theory was created. What where the methods drawn from to do so? Hyacinth 05:29, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

has an exponentially large number[edit]

what should that be????? --Philtime (talk) 20:57, 19 December 2007 (UTC)

Finite at all orders[edit]

When was it realised that string theory was finite? Did this predate the first string theory revolution? --Michael C. Price talk 19:11, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Needs strengthening early on[edit]

This article needs a fuller introduction of the context, such as early 20th-century work by Einstein and Theodor Kaluza, as presented in the History section of the main string theory article. See also this TED talk by Brian Greene.[1] I'm not up to the task. Earthlyreason (talk) 08:37, 3 October 2009 (UTC)

Michio Kaku[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michio_Kaku#Academic_career Considering that, should he maybe be mentioned in the block spanning 1974? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.99.150.34 (talk) 23:59, 5 December 2012 (UTC)