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Witten, Edward

(b. 1951)


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(1951–  ) US mathematical physicist

who has been the leading figure in the development of superstring theory. He has also made many important contributions to quantum field theory and mathematics, notably knot theory and the Langlands program.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics.


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