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Difference between the algebraic and topological dual of a topological vector space?

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Gentle introduction to fibre bundles and gauge connections

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Can cohomologies always be defined as the quotient of the kernel by the image of a certain operation?

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1 answer
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Free lecture notes to Carl Bender's Mathematical Physics video lecture course?

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Short pedagogical introduction to Young-tableaux and weight diagrams?

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Proof of the tangent addition theorem for complex numbers

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What is a good gentle introduction to the Virasoro algebra and its application in theoretical physics?

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Relationship between the quaternionic group and quaternionic numbers?

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What exactly is the role of the mysterious space underlying the definition of a superspace?

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Intuition for the need of generalizing from mappings to morphisms to functors in supermathematics?

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Strange plus sign in the Lie derivative of a 1-form

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1 answer
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"Rules of thumb" to decide which convergence test is most appropriate

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Evaluation of $ \sum_{k=0}^n \cos k\theta $

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Can asymptotic series include negative exponents (Laurent series)?

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1 answer
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How to find the transition function for two overlapping charts of $\mathbb{R}P^2$?

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Strong versus weak coupling expansion to solve hard problems

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1 answer
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Rate of change of a volume integral over a volume form

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1 answer
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Explicit relationship between the complex derivative and the Jacobian of the corresponding 2d real function?

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What exactly is singular about a singular p-symplex?

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Lie groups as spaces with trivial tangent bundle

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Meaning of the factor $\mathbb{C}$ in the definition of a complex valued 1-form?

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Derivation of $ISO(p,q)$ from $SO(p,q+1)$ by contraction?

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Groups without matrix representation? [duplicate]

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Quantization and evaluating a complex function on multiple Riemann sheets

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1 answer
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Difference between a manifold and a sub-manifold of the same dimension?

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What exactly does the differential $\phi_{t*}$ in the definition of the Lie derivative mean?

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Principal part calculation

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How can the general Green's function of a linear homogeneous differential equation be derived?

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What is the relationship between singularities for complex times and high frequency asymptotics?

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Power law representation of the delta distribution