Symmetry and relativity: From classical mechanics to modern particle physics


The aim of this review is to highlighte the common aspects between Symmetry in Physics and the Relativity Theory, particularly Special Relativity. After a brief historical introduction, emphasis is put on the physical foundations of Relativity Theory and its essential role in the clarification of many issues related to fundamental symmetries. Their different connections will be shown from Classical Mechanics to Modern Particle Physics.

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Ajaltouni, Z. (2014) Symmetry and relativity: From classical mechanics to modern particle physics. Natural Science, 6, 191-197. doi: 10.4236/ns.2014.64023.

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