Welcome to the STRUCTURES Blog!

Discover structures in nature, mathematics & data

The Cluster of Excellence STRUCTURES at Heidelberg University explores new concepts and methods for understanding how structure, collective phenomena, and complexity emerge from the fundamental laws of physics. These concepts are also central for finding structures in large datasets, and for realizing new forms of analogue computing. STRUCTURES addresses specific, highly topical questions about the formation, role, and detection of structure in a broad range of natural phenomena, from subatomic particles to cosmology, and from fundamental quantum physics to neuroscience.

On this blog and on our instagram and twitter channels, we show pictures of interesting structures that are related to our research in the STRUCTURES Cluster, and we give you an idea what they are, how they come about, and why they fascinate us. We look forward to your feedback! To send us comments or questions, please visit us on twitter or instagram.

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