advanced_tools:spinors

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<blockquote>No one fully understands spinors. Their algebra is formally understood, but their geometrical significance is mysterious. | <blockquote>No one fully understands spinors. Their algebra is formally understood, but their geometrical significance is mysterious. | ||

- | In some sense they describe the ‘‘square root’’ of geometry and, just as understanding the concept of p | + | In some sense they describe the ‘‘square root’’ of geometry and, just as understanding the concept of $\sqrt{-1}$ took centuries, |

- | −1 took centuries, | + | |

the same might be true of spinors. <cite>Sir Michael Atiyah</cite></blockquote> | the same might be true of spinors. <cite>Sir Michael Atiyah</cite></blockquote> | ||

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