Taj is not symmetrical discover city researchers

Basu, Mihika (2016) Taj is not symmetrical discover city researchers. Bangalore Mirror, 25 March 2016, Bangalore.

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    Abstract: Nias scholars say the central dome is tilted from vertical axis Wise men say there's no such thing as perfect love. Even the ultimate Indian emblem of love, the Taj Mahal — known for its perfect symmetry and flawless architecture — has its flaws. Now an interesting research by the National Institute of Advanced Studies (Nias), Bengaluru, shows that the central dome of the monument is slightly askew. "The Taj Mahal is renowned for its perfection, symmetry and attention to detail; its beauty and magnificence appeal to almost all viewers. It does, however, possess some slight imperfections that escape most observers," says the findings. While it may be renowned for its bilateral symmetry, the central structure, the study points out, has two imperfections.
    Item Type: Media Clippings
    Subjects: School of Humanities > Art History
    School of Natural and Engineering Sciences > Others
    Divisions: Schools > Humanities
    Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2016 06:29
    Last Modified: 17 Jun 2016 09:19
    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/1036

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