It is a choice of essays in response to lectures that writer has given on a number of events on starting place of quantum idea, symmetries and illustration concept, and the quantum concept of the superworld created by means of physicists. The lectures are associated via a unifying subject matter: how the quantum global and superworld seem lower than the lens of symmetry and supersymmetry. on the earth of ultra-small instances and distances akin to the Planck size and Planck time, physicists think no measurements are attainable and so the constitution of spacetime itself is an unknown that needs to be first understood. there were feedback (Volovich speculation) that global geometry at such power regimes is non-archimedian and a few of the lectures discover the results of the sort of speculation. finally, symmetries and supersymmetries are defined through the illustration of teams and supergroups. The author's curiosity in illustration is a lifelong one and advanced slowly, and owes greatly to conversations and discussions he had with George Mackey and Harish-Chandra. The ebook concludes with a retrospective examine those conversations.
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