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  • Incredible high fashion inspired by string theory
    Designer Bahareh Ardakani debuted a line of truly remarkable pieces inspired by string theory, specifically the Calabi-Yau manifold at Paris' fashion week last month. The results are incredible, elegantly rendering the complexities of mathematical concepts through wearable works of art. Personally, I don't understand much in the way of pure... Read more »
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