Symmetry and the Monster



❰Download❯ ➹ Symmetry and the Monster Author Mark Ronan – E17streets4all.co.uk Mathematics is being driven forward by the uest to solve a small number of major problems generating excitement in the mathematical world and beyond Four famous challenges have been Fermat's Last Theo Mathematics is being driven forward by the uest to solve a small number of major problems Symmetry and Epub / generating excitement in the mathematical world and beyond Four famous challenges have been Fermat's Last Theorem the Reimann Hypothesis Poincare's Conjecture and now the uest for the 'Monster' of Symmetry It is this latter that forms the topic of this book Although its roots go back much further the uest to understand symmetry really begins with the tragic young genius Evariste Galois who died at the age of in a duel He used symmetry to understand algebraic euations and he discovered that there were building blocks or 'atoms of symmetry' Most fit into a table rather like the periodic table of elements but there are exceptions The biggest of these was dubbed 'the Monster' a giant snowflake in dimensions At first the Monster was only dimly seen Did it really exist or was it a mirage Many mathematicians became involved The Monster became clearer and it was no longer monstrous but a beautiful form that pointed out deep connections between symmetry string theory and the very fabric and form of the universe; The story of the discovery involves some extraordinary characters and Mark Ronan brings these people to life and recreates in accessible language the growing excitement of what became the biggest joint project ever in the field of mathematics the hunt for the Monster.Symmetry and the Monster

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Symmetry and the Monster ePUB â Symmetry and  Epub /
  • ebook
  • 255 pages
  • Symmetry and the Monster
  • Mark Ronan
  • 18 July 2014
  • 9781280762277

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