24 APR 2012 by ideonexus

 Physics Delves into More and More Abstract Mathematics

The steady progress of physics requires for its theoretical formulation a mathematics which get continually more advanced. ... it was expected that mathematics would get more and more complicated, but would rest on a permanent basis of axioms and definitions, while actually the modern physical developments have required a mathematics that continually shifts its foundation and gets more abstract. Non-euclidean geometry and noncommutative algebra, which were at one time were considered to be pu...
Folksonomies: physics mathematics
Folksonomies: physics mathematics
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According to Paul A. M. Dirac.