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Compactification


. The extra six dimensions must curl up into a tiny geometrical space

Compactification

. Since spacetime geometry is determined dynamically (as in General Relativity), only geometries that satisfy the equations are possible.
. The HE superstring theory on a particular kind of six-dimensional space — a Calabi-Yau space — resembles the Standard Model of particle physics at low energies.



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