Nazaj na arhiv
6. 6. 2015
dr. Zvi Paltiel
Perhaps looking-glass milk isn't good to drink?
Occasionaly, a shape (such as our right hand) and its mirror image (our left hand) do both exist but not overlap. The different nature of such objects is called handedness or chirality. Chirality may be defind mathematically and have profound role in various fields. Here chirality unique role in botany, Earth sciences and physics will be descussed. The discussion will provide a surprising answer to Alice's ״Perhaps looking-glass milk isn't good to drink?״ question in Lewis Carol's ״Through the Looking Glass״.
[Chemistry & Biology perspective]