Monthly Archives: August 2011

Graphic design: Mysterious symbols

The Code - Initial symbols

BBC Two is currently broadcasting a fascinating documentary series in the UK called “The Code”, presented by the British mathematician Marcus du Sautoy.

During the title sequence of the episodes, various mysterious symbols are displayed, which are shown above.  They look to me like some kind of modern hieroglyphs or runes, or advanced mathematical symbols.  Their meaning is not revealed until the end of the title sequence.

Can you work out what these symbols are?  Continue reading this post to discover the answer!

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