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Symmetry is on the way (in 2013)!

Good news, everyone! Those of you who don’t follow me on twitter or facebook will be pleased to learn that there is a new book officially on the way. The tentative title (always prone to change) is “The Why of … Continue reading

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Maps again (and a few announcements)

I’ve been a little lax with the blogging lately. I’m sure you’ll forgive me. Before getting to the main topic, I have a couple of quick announcements: I have an column coming out Wednesday or Thursday this week. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Table o' Contents

As most of you know by now, I’m working on my next book. While I haven’t come up with a particularly snappy title yet, the general theme will be symmetry, and how it gives rise to physical laws and how … Continue reading

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What "simple" means to a physicist, and to everyone else

Every now and again, I like to share an email that is really interesting, but not quite right for the column. I got a question the other day which brought to mind my next book on Symmetry. A reader named … Continue reading

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What's next? Audience participation requested

I’ve started my next book in earnest. It’ll be all about symmetry, and will include how symmetries in the universe and assumed symmetries in physical laws can give rise to our understanding of how things work. I anticipate lots of … Continue reading

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