Authors: William O. Straub
A very elementary overview of the original Kaluza-Klein theory is presented, suitable for undergraduates who want to learn the basic mathematical formalism behind a revolutionary idea that was proposed one hundred years ago, yet today serves as the template for modern higher-dimensional particle and gravity theories.
Comments: 7 Pages. Fixed typos in Eqs. 6.2 and 6.3
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