Learning from his human & scientific qualities...
learning from his human & scientific qualities...• Physical intuition, “exploration sixth sense”, thought-independence, creativity• aestethical sense, hierarchy assessment ability, conciseness, clarity, persuasion ability• concreteness, honesty, humbleness• ambition, courage to dare• coherence, rigour, determination• familiarity, cosiness; openness, patience• sense of humour, kindness, elegance
Learning from his work: never tired of emphasising• Symmetries (groups, supergroups, quantum groups,…)• Gauge symmetry principle• Conservation laws• Priority of algebraic structures (“At the Very Beginning there was the Algebra…”)• PBW property• *-structures• ….
It was summer 1993…• Workshop “Interface between physics and mathematics”, Hangzhou, China• First Caribbean School of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Saint-François, Guadeloupe.
“*” became a sort of “aristocratic” part of his nameBlabla Conference Blabla Symposyum.9-13/9/yyyy 10-15/9/yyyySpeakers include: Speakers include:• …. • ….• Julius Wess* • Julius Wess* • ….• …. * To be confirmed* To be confirmed
• He was so kind that he could not say from the beginning “No, I am not participating to the conference”• or maybe so open that he did not exclude he could accept the invitation at the last moment