Definition of string theory in English: string theory
noun mass noun A cosmological theory based on the existence of cosmic strings.
See
string (sense 6 of the noun)
Example sentences
‘If string theory is a theory of gravity, then how does it compare with Einstein's theory of gravity?’ ‘Is string theory really the long-sought Theory of Everything?’ ‘One exciting candidate for a new unifying theory is string theory.’ ‘In 1974 the question finally was asked: could string theory be a theory of quantum gravity?’ ‘Does string theory incorporate number theory in its structure?’ ‘There are two classes of results relevant for quantum black holes in string theory.’ ‘Time will tell whether string theory can be the connection.’ ‘Indeed, this feature would appear to be present even if string theory proves not to be the correct theory of quantum gravity.’ ‘The second was the adaptation of the multidimensional string theory to show how thought is mere computation.’ ‘When supersymmetry is not broken, it's easy to get a zero cosmological constant in string theory.’ ‘In string theory, the strings collide over a small but finite distance, and the answers do make sense.’ ‘Some promising ideas, such as inflationary cosmology and string theory, already exist.’ ‘Brian moved to some extent from hardcore string theory into thinking about cosmology.’ ‘Can string theory make any cosmological predictions relevant to Big Bang physics?’ ‘This is very impressive, especially since they had no quantum mechanics and no string theory!’ ‘Of course many, many theorists were involved in the development of string theory which continues to this date.’ ‘It has been used in gauge theory, instantons, monopoles, string theory and the theory of anomalies.’ ‘Perhaps, lies even exist in non-living events like the existence of stars or string theory.’ ‘Now how does string theory connect this to a microscopic density of quantum states?’ ‘For the two years that followed, string theory was the theory of hadrons.’