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Join us for #YourDailyEquation with Brian Greene. Every Mon – Fri at 3pm EDT, Brian Greene will offer brief and breezy discussions of pivotal equations. Even if your math is a bit rusty, tune in for accessible and exciting stories of nature and numbers that will allow you to see the universe in a new way.
Episode 25 #YourDailyEquation: In 1918, the phenomenal German mathematician Emmy Noether discovered a deep link between symmetries and conserved quantities, which has proven to be one of the most influential mathematical results in the development of physical laws. Join Brian Greene for an explanation of Noether’s insight and the mathematical argument–in the simplest case–establishing that it is true.
Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.Read More