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Why do we care about spin groups?

  1. Dec 5, 2015 #1
    Hey, guys! I was recently reading (attempting) about spin groups. I heard a little bit about SO(3), but still don't know much. I was wondering if someone could explain what a spin group is and why it is useful? Is there some way to visualize spin groups? Please note: I know literally nothing about spin groups, so don't assume anything haha.
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  3. Dec 5, 2015 #2


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    Why don't you read the basics, e.g., Wikipedia and ask specific questions? It is likely to be more productive that way.
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