"It is more important to have beauty in the equation of physics than to have them agree with experiments."

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#1

“It is more important to have beauty in the equation of physics than to have them agree with experiments.” The great British physicist P.A.M. Dirac held this view. Criticise this statement. Look out for some equations and results in this book which strike you as beautiful


#2

It is a general feeling that physics is a dry subject and its main aim is to give quantitative and qualitative treatment, i.e., any derived relations or equations must be verified through experimentation. It is felt that truth of an equation is more important than the simplicity, wonderfulness, symmetry or beauty of the equation