Uncertainty Principle Podcast – Episode 4: Dangerous Beauty

We humans cherish beauty, even in our mathematics. Beauty – or “symmetry” – is taken as a sign of success and simplicity in a mathematical model or physical theory. But what if that beauty was a threat to a complete understanding of nature? In this, the first part of a two-part series on symmetry and physical theory, we look at quantum field theory and symmetry.

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