Why Beauty Is Truth: The History of Symmetry
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Description for Why Beauty Is Truth: The History of Symmetry Paperback. An eminent teacher and writer explores an idea both simple and complex, both multidisciplinary and unifying-the story of symmetry Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white line drawings, diagrams, charts, graphs. BIC Classification: PDZM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 203 x 20. Weight in Grams: 298. The History of Symmetry. 304 pages, illustrations. There is no more important concept in the history of mathematics and physics than symmetry. It lies at the heart of relativity theory, quantum mechanics, string theory and much of modern cosmology. This title narrates the history of the emergence of this area of study, from its roots in tenth-century BC Babylon to its role in 21st century physics. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: PDZM. Dimension: 135 x 203 x 20. Weight: 328.
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