Book:Mark Ronan/Symmetry and the Monster

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Mark Ronan: Symmetry and the Monster: One of the Greatest Quests of Mathematics

Published $2006$, Oxford University Press

ISBN 978-0-19-280723-6.


Contents

Prologue
1 Theaetetus's Icosahedron
2 Galois: Death of a Genius
3 Irrational Solutions
4 Groups
5 Sophus Lie
6 Lie Groups and Physics
7 Going Finite
8 After the War
9 The Man from Uccle
10 The Big Theorem
11 Pandora's Box
12 The Leech Lattice
13 Fischer's Monsters
14 The Atlas
15 A Monstrous Mystery
16 Construction
17 Moonshine
Notes
Appendix 1: The Golden Section
Appendix 2: The Witt Design
Appendix 3: The Leech Lattice
Appendix 4: The 26 Exceptions
Glossary
Index