Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by mathematician Marcus Du Sautoy, biologist and broadcaster Adam Rutherford and graphic novelist Alan Moore to discuss all things symmetrical.
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This hour of Radiolab, Jad and Robert set out in search of order and balance in the world around us, and ask how symmetry shapes our very existence—from the origins of the universe, to what we see when we look in the mirror.
Along the way, we look for love in ancient Greece , head to modern-day Princeton to peer inside our brains, and turn up an unlikely headline from the Oval Office circa 1979.
Is there an ultimate theory of everything? Could it be possible that after decades of searching, it may turn out that the universe is not perfectly and elegantly designed? According to author Marcelo Gleiser, the universe is gloriously messy and we hear his controversial views…. along with alternative views from our panel of astronomers. This forum was recorded at the 2010 Brisbane Writers festival and your host is Dr Paul Willis from ABC TV´s Catalyst program.
Feynmann’s concluding remarks from a Caltec lecture on the near symmetry in nature.