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Out of Nowhere: The 'emergence' of spacetime in string theory

Huggett, Nick and Wuthrich, Christian (2020) Out of Nowhere: The 'emergence' of spacetime in string theory. [Preprint]

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This is a chapter of the planned monograph "Out of Nowhere: The Emergence of Spacetime in Quantum Theories of Gravity", co-authored by Nick Huggett and Christian Wüthrich and under contract with Oxford University Press. (More information at www.beyondspacetime.net.) This chapter analyses the nature and derivation of spacetime topology and geometry according to string theory.


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Item Type: Preprint
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CreatorsEmailORCID
Huggett, Nickhuggett@uic.edu0000-0002-5699-5479
Wuthrich, Christianchristian.wuthrich@unige.ch0000-0001-8774-6160
Keywords: quantum gravity, string theory, spacetime, emergence
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Nick Huggett
Date Deposited: 21 May 2020 22:43
Last Modified: 21 May 2020 22:43
Item ID: 17204
Official URL: https://beyondspacetime.net/publication-c/out-of-n...
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Date: 20 May 2020
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/17204

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