Why Beauty is Truth - A short history of symmetry


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Professor Ian Stewart presents a short history of symmetry and how this concept relates to mathematics, physics and the universe around us.

Physicists, Einstein and Symmetry

Professor Ian Stewart shows how the mathematicians work on symmetry and group theory influenced the work of physicists and how Einstein’s work revolut...
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Babylonian and Greek mathematics

In this episode Professor Ian Stewart talks about the Babylonian approach to mathematics, how the Greeks used geometry to solve equations and the impa...
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What is symmetry?

In our first episode Professor Stewart explains what symmetry is and how mathematicians and physicists have approached the subject. My Podcast Alley f...
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