Some articles on symmetry, translation symmetry:
... Landau symmetry-breaking theory provides a general understanding of these different orders ... a phase transition), what happens is that the symmetry of the organization of the atoms changes ... We say that a liquid has a continuous translation symmetry ...
Famous quotes containing the words symmetry and/or translation:
“What makes a regiment of soldiers a more noble object of view than the same mass of mob? Their arms, their dresses, their banners, and the art and artificial symmetry of their position and movements.”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“Well meant are the wounds a friend inflicts, but profuse are the kisses of an enemy.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 27:6.
KJ translation reads: Faithful are the wounds of a friend.