The Mysterious World of Symmetry in Physics

  • F. Iachello


I describe the various ways in which the concept of symmetry is used in physics today. Starting from the notion of symmetry in art, I discuss briefly its applications to physics.


Gauge Symmetry Dynamic Symmetry Geometric Symmetry Reflection Symmetry Permutational Symmetry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Iachello
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  1. 1.A. W. Wright Nuclear Structure LaboratoryYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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