We cannot perceive electric and magnetic fields directly except through visible light. Using the precision of Maxwellâ€™s equations and 85600 numerical simulations of the patterns of electromagnetics, SoL allows us to visualise a universe created through our own manipulation of space and time. The hidden symmetries of electromagnetic fields become an ever-changing artwork that allow us to reflect on our place within the universe and the influence we have on it. In exploring the balance between the ‘perfect’ symmetry and ‘imperfect’ asymmetry within our universe, particles become distinct from one another as their forces become stronger or weaker, resulting in the diversity we see in the world today.
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