Symmetry in the Subatomic World?

For all its flaws, The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown, has done more than any other book to publicize the so-called "divine proportion," "golden ratio," or in mathematical terminology, simply phi. It pops up all over the place, in art, architecture, nature, and music. And now it's cropped up in the world of subatomic [...]

January 22, 2010
6:57 PM EST