On Chirality and the Universal Asymmetry
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Georges H. Wagnière

On Chirality and the Universal Asymmetry

Reflections on Image and Mirror Image





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ISBN 10: 3-906390-38-1
ISBN 13: 978-3-906390-38-3


This book is an excursion through nature to recognize how the chirality manifests itself at different structural levels. The excursion starts in chemistry and physics. After the journey into outer space the focus is on the development of living organisms.



1. Image and Mirror Image in Molecules

2. The Violation of Parity

3. Light, Magnetism and Chirality

4. The P, T-Triangle

5. Journey into Outer Space

6. Return to Earth

7. Chirality at the Nano- and Micrometer Scale

8. Chiral Models

9. Pathways to Homochirality

10. Prebiotic Evolution and Beyond