News tagged with symmetry

Stepping beyond our 3-D world

Since the dawn of time, humans have endeavoured to unravel the laws governing the physical world around us. Over centuries we have tried to discover a Theory of Everything.

dateJan 18, 2016 in General Physics
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A necklace of fractional vortices

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have arrived at how what is known as time-reversal symmetry can break in one class of superconducting material. The results have been published in the highly ranked Nature ...

dateOct 02, 2015 in Superconductivity
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Patterns are math we love to look at

Why do humans love to look at patterns? I can only guess, but I've written a whole book about new mathematical ways to make them. In Creating Symmetry, The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns, I include a comprehensive ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Mathematics
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