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The Seductive Melody of the Strings

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Science  11 Jun 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5421, pp. 1780
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5421.1780a

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The Elegant Universe Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory. Brian Greene. Norton, New York, 1999. 464 pp. $27.95. ISBN 0-393-04688-5.

Writing for a general audience, physicist Greene presents an account of recent theoretical developments and argues that string theory appears to be a promising route toward an ultimate theory of everything.