Desperately Seeking Symmetry

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This hour of Radiolab, we 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.

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Banner image: Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich on stage. Photo by Steve Silberman