mirror symmetry


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mirror symmetry

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(Mathematics) symmetry about a plane (mirror plane) that divides the object or system into two mutual mirror images
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Noun1.mirror symmetry - (physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed systemmirror symmetry - (physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
conservation - (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations
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Even in the rare cases where a right tusk emerges too, it also spirals to the left instead of having the mirror symmetry usual for mammal body parts.
Washington, July 8 (ANI): University of Michigan scientists have argued a long-held assumption that the universe has mirror symmetry, like a basketball.
Subjects discussed include mirror symmetry for elliptic curves, symbolic summation approach to fine optimal nested sums, logarithmic structure and TQFT and Fredholm realizations of elliptic symbols.
Mirror symmetry and tropical geometry; proceedings.
Here, the arrangement of the cubes only seems random; their irregular constellation is based on mirror symmetry, almost like a Rorschach figure.
According to a Siemens press release, his project for the competition seeks to establish a connection between two different areas of mathematics; that connection could lead to new applications in theoretical physics pertaining to research on string theory and mirror symmetry.
10], which has mirror symmetry, the refinement of the molecular structure, restrained to [C.
Reporting from a long-term search for a fundamental conceptual understanding of mirror symmetry, he starts with the tropical semi-ring, develops tropical geometry, explains Mikhalki's tropical curve-counting formulas, and outlines the proof given by Nishinou and Siebert.
The conference was called to explore developments and interactions in various mathematical fields that have come from ideas in mirror symmetry.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A group of physicists at the University of Nevada, Reno, US, are reporting a refined analysis of experiments on violation of mirror symmetry in atoms that sets new constraints on a hypothesized particle, the extra Z-boson.
Because of the crystallographic mirror symmetry imposed by the space group, each [OH.
These clouds don't quite have mirror symmetry but do divide into two roughly equal, similarly constructed parts; they are also broken by another pair of Formica insets, these a flat blue, and reading simultaneously as solid medium and infinite distance.