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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

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Description for Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem Paperback. Other refinements in the new edition include an enlarged biography of Emmy Noether's life and work, parallels drawn between the present approach and Noether's original 1918 paper, and a summary of the logic behind Noether's theorem. Num Pages: 344 pages, 20, 5 black & white illustrations, 15 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: PBKQ; PBX; PH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. .
In the judgment of the most competent living mathematicians, Fraulein Noether was the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began. -Albert Einstein The year was 1915, and the young mathematician Emmy Noether had just settled into Goettingen University when Albert Einstein visited to lecture on his nearly finished general theory of relativity. Two leading mathematicians of the day, David Hilbert and Felix Klein, dug into the new theory with gusto, but had difficulty reconciling it with what was known about the conservation of energy. Knowing of her expertise in ... Read more

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About Dwight E. Neuenschwander
Dwight E. Neuenschwander is a professor of physics at Southern Nazarene University. He is a columnist for the Observer, the magazine of the Society for Physics Students, and the author of Tensor Calculus for Physics: A Concise Guide.

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As this book is well written and contains a very good set of exercises, it can serve as the primary text for a special topics course.
Nadis gives no technical details, but Neuenschwander does, in a book for physics majors with a strong background in mathematics; the book does not shy away from Lie groups and the ... Read more

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