The Myth of Symmetry: Yang and Lee
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One of the symmetry principles—the symmetry between the left and the right—is as old as human civilization. The question [of] whether nature exhibits such symmetry was debated at length by philosophers in the past. Of course, in daily life, left and right are quite distinct from each other. Our hearts, for example, are always on our left sides. Thus, a molecule that twists to the left should work the same way as one that twists to the right...1
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