Given that the Classification Theorem says that every finite simple group is isomorphic to one of 4 broad categories of (specific) finite simple groups, does this mean that any conceivable symmetric:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

i) 2D form; or

ii) 3D object

is also isomorphic to one of these 4 categories. Otherwise said, is physical symmetry limited in the universe (not to mention n-dimensional spaces)?

If so, i find thisextremelysurprising given that:

i) Numbering is an infinite proposition; and

ii) The fact that one can conceive of a infinity of forms and objects in the physical world.

Such limited nature of symmetry is to my mindthe single most counter-intuitiveand amazing result in all of mathematics. I truly find it incredible!

IH

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# Is Physical Symmetry Limited Due To The Classification Theorem?

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