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The Universe in Motion

The Universe in Motion[1]

The mathematics section of the National Academy of Sciences lists 104 members. Just four are women. As recently as June, that number was six. 1,262 more words

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15. Hexahedron

15. Hexahedron – Earth – Root Chakra – Platonic solids

The hexahedron or cube has six equal square faces. It is symbolic of Earth and is related to the root chakra that grounds us into the physical body. 400 more words

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16. Icosahedron

16. Icosahedron – Water – Sacral Chakra – Platonic Solids

An Icosahedron has 20 equal triangular faces. It is symbolic of water and our sacral chakra. 375 more words

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17. Tetrahedron

17. Tetrahedron – Fire – Solar Plexus Chakra 

A tetrahedron has four equal triangular faces. It is symbolic of the element of fire. Fire releases heat and light through a process known as combustion. 413 more words

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18. Star Tetrahedron

18. Star Tetrahedron – Love & Strife – Heart Chakra – Platonic Solids

The star tetrahedron is created when an upward-pointing tetrahedron, representing (fire, air, blade) merges with a downward-facing tetrahedron (water, earth, chalice.) Interlocked and interpenetrating, they represent love and strife as the human nature of the soul. 336 more words

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19. Octahedron

19. Octahedron – Air – Throat Chakra – Platonic Solid 

An octahedron has eight equal triangular faces. It is made up of two four-sided triangles (pyramids) of equal proportion that meet at the base. 376 more words

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20. Dodecahedron

20. Dodecahedron – Ether – Third Eye – Platonic Solid

A dodecahedron has 12 equal pentagonal faces. It is symbolic of ether, which is unknown and unseen. 356 more words

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