# Not even wrong : the failure of string theory and the search for unity in physical law / Peter Woit.

##### By: Woit, Peter.

Material type: TextPublisher: London : Vintage Books c2006Description: xiii, 290 p. : Rs. 1429.00 ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780099488644 (paperback).Subject(s): String models | Supersymmetry | Quantum theory | Superstring theories | Physical lawsDDC classification: 539.7/258 Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher descriptionItem type | Current location | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode | Item holds |
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Book | Chennai Mathematical Institute General Stacks | 539.725 WOI (Browse shelf) | Available | 11116 |

Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-274) and index.

Particle physics at the turn of the millennium -- The instruments of production -- Quantum theory -- Quantum field theory -- Gauge symmetry and Gauge theories -- The standard model -- Triumph of the standard model -- Problems of the standard model -- Beyond the standard model -- New insights in quantum field theory and mathematics -- String theory : history -- String theory and supersymmetry : an evaluation -- On beauty and difficulty -- Is superstring theory science? -- The Bogdanov affair -- The only game in town : the power and the glory of string theory -- The landscape of string theory -- Other points of view.