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"Uncovering Supersymmetry," by Jan Jolie. Scientific American, July 2002, pages70-77.

The principal portion of this article is, understandably, about physics butthere is a sidebar on page 76 that is mostly about mathematics. Entitled "TheSymmetric Universe," this sidebar has some information about the connectionbetween groups and symmetry.

--- Mike Breen