Paul Dirac Quote

Theoretical physicists accept the need for mathematical beauty as an act of faith...For example, the main reason why the theory of relativity is so universally accepted is its mathematical beauty.


'Methods in Theoretical Physics', From A Life of Physics: Evening Lectures at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. A Special Supplement of the IAEA Bulletin (1968)

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Theoretical physicists accept the need for mathematical beauty as an act of faith...For example, the main reason why the theory of relativity is so...

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Theoretical physicists accept the need for mathematical beauty as an act of faith...For example, the main reason why the theory of relativity is so...

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Theoretical physicists accept the need for mathematical beauty as an act of faith...For example, the main reason why the theory of relativity is so...

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Theoretical physicists accept the need for mathematical beauty as an act of faith...For example, the main reason why the theory of relativity is so...