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Fearful Symmetry: The Search of Beauty in Modern Physics

The concept of symmetry has various applications from architecture to mathematics to science. Symmetry has a special, central role in nature, one that is occasionally and mysteriously violated. This book perfectly juxtaposes symmetry and asymmetry in the physical world in a way that anyone may understand. Zee tells the story of how physicists today are following Einstein in their search for the beauty and simplicity of Nature.