8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates


Class Info

Introduction to the main concepts of string theory, i.e. quantum mechanics of a relativistic string. Develops aspects of string theory and makes it accessible to students familiar with basic electromagnetism and statistical mechanics, including the study of D-branes and string thermodynamics.

This class has 8.033, 8.044, and 8.05 as prerequisites.

8.251 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by H. Liu.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 8.251 was rated 5.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+8.251&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 8.251 Stellar site.

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