The Power of Symmetry


I have been a strong believer in the fact that symmetry is an inherent element of just about everything, often only unnoticed in dimensionally variant asymmetries that themselves comprise other symmetries around us. One may have had fun with ink-blot impressions on folded sheets of paper, often constituents of the Rorschach test, or found out about the intricacies of the aerodynamically asymmetrical flow of air around the seam of a cricket ball, giving rise to seam movement or even watched a butterfly flutter around with its perfectly symmetric wings on the two sides of its thorax: simple objects and ideas that highlight the omnipresence of symmetries.

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