Noether-s-theorem meaning

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The theorem stating that any differentiable symmetry is associated with a conservation law. For example, rotational symmetry implies the conservation of angular momentum.
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A theorem of physics, stating that for every case of invariance in a physics, there exists a unique conservation law, and for every conservation law, there exists a unique invariance.
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(physics) A theorem, proven by Emmy Noether in 1915 and published in 1918, stating that any differentiable symmetry of the action of a physical system has a corresponding conservation law.
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Origin of noether-s-theorem

  • After Amalie Noether
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition