String Cosmology: A Review

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We give an overview of the status of string cosmology. We explain the motivation for the subject, outline the main problems, and assess some of the proposed solutions. Our focus is on those aspects of cosmology that benefit from the structure of an ultraviolet-complete theory.

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McAllister, Liam P. & Silverstein, Eva October 22, 2007.

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We give an overview of the status of string cosmology. We explain the motivation for the subject, outline the main problems, and assess some of the proposed solutions. Our focus is on those aspects of cosmology that benefit from the structure of an ultraviolet-complete theory.

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  • Journal Name: Invited contribution to special issue of General Relativity and Gravitation on dark energy.

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McAllister, Liam P. & Silverstein, Eva. String Cosmology: A Review, article, October 22, 2007; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc889505/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.