Fearful Symmetry: The Search for Beauty in Modern Physics

Princeton University Press (1986)

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Fearful Symmetry brings the incredible discoveries of contemporary physics within everyone's grasp. A. Zee, a distinguished physicist and skillful expositor, tells the exciting story of how today's theoretical physicists are following Einstein in their search for the beauty and simplicity of Nature. Animated by a sense of reverence and whimsy, the book describes the majestic sweep and accomplishments of twentieth-century physics. In the end, we stand in awe before the grand vision of modern physics--one of the greatest chapters in the intellectual history of humankind.
Keywords Symmetry (Physics  Physics Philosophy  Renormalization (Physics
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Reprint years 1999
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Call number QC174.17.S9.Z4 1999
ISBN(s) 0691134820   9780691134826   9780691173269   0691173265   0026334305
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