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Is It Just Me, Or...?

Cosmic VarianceBy cjohnsonJan 7, 2006 12:15 AM


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Is it just me, or do these look like string theory world-sheet diagrams to everyone else too?

They're apparently nothing to do with physics, and supposed to be something to do with the Olympics or something like that (I didn't really understand, and could not read the plaque), and they are located right next to the fancy new sports centre on the National Taiwan University campus. But what's on the other side of the sculptures, right next to them, across from the sports centre? The fancy new physics building! I find this fact (and the sculptures' uncanny resemblance to diagrams from string theory) amazing. Coincidence? You decide. -cvj

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