Symmetry: The Ordering Principle

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Oct 17, 2006 - Mathematics - 58 pages
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Symmetry underlies almost every aspect of nature and our experience of the world, from the subatomic realms of quantum mechanics to the equations of physics, in art, architecture and our concepts of morality and justice. In this little book Welsh writer and artist David Wade paints a picture of one of the most elusive and pervasive concepts known to man.

 

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This little gem of 58 pages from the ‘Small Books, Big Ideas’ series was much more pleasurable and informative than I had expected. Originally purchased due to its charming format, it is literally a ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction JCQCQIANA
2
Stacking and Packing _s
16
Fabulous Fibonacci
30
Symmetry in Physics
44
Glossary
58
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About the author (2006)

David Wade is a writer and artist, and the author of the previous Wooden Book, Li: Dynamic Form in Nature. He lives in Wales.

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