Talk:String (physics)

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this need immmediate review — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:27, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

Where is the math?[edit]

The usual in physics is to model things mathematically. If strings are not themselves mathematical objects, presumably they are modeled by mathematical objects. I would expect some mathematical definitions. Thanks if you can help.CountMacula (talk) 19:52, 22 August 2014 (UTC)

Modes of open strings?[edit]

In the final sentence of Closed and open strings:

(...) In certain string theories the lowest-energy vibration of an open string is a tachyon and can undergo tachyon condensation. Other vibrational modes of open strings exhibit the properties of photons and gluons.

Isn't the representation (open or closed) of photons and gluons dependent on the model as well? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:03, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

Discussion to move "String" to "String (disambiguation)"[edit]

In order to make way for moving Draft:String to article space to take the place as the primary topic, I've posted a proposal at Talk:String#Requested move 16 January 2017 to move the disambiguation page currently at "String" to "String (disambiguation)". Your input would be helpful to establish a common consensus on whether or not this move, or something else, should be done. I look forward to your thoughts on the matter. The Transhumanist 22:53, 16 January 2017 (UTC)