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# Tag Archives: physics

## Combinatorics at the EMS

Combinatorics is flourishing, at least in the lists of the European Mathematical Society publishing house. A few years ago, I mentioned the new journal Combinatorics, Physics and their Interactions, aka Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré D. Now they have announced … Continue reading

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Tagged algebra, combinatorics, European Mathematical Society, physics
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## The combinatorial hierarchy

Following up a conversation with John Amson at Rufflets Hotel, just outside St Andrews, I was led to a paper on combinatorial physics: Ted Bastin, H. Pierre Noyes, John Amson, Clive W. Kilmister: On the physical interpretation and the mathematical … Continue reading

Posted in exposition
Tagged combinatorics, fine structure constant, John Amson, linear independence, physics
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## The electron is round

Yesterday’s Guardian had a short piece about research showing that the electron is, within experimental error, perfectly round. They also mentioned that this has implications for theories of elementary particles: under certain theories including supersymmetry, there would be particles which … Continue reading