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What is the favicon of the site supposed to represent? My initial impressions are that it looks like a partially unrolled condom. I'm not trying to be a troll, but I just don't see it making a good first impression. Am I missing something obvious?

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I believe that it is intended to be the so-called "Mexican hat" potential that plays an important role in Goldstone style spontaneous symmetry breaking.

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    $\begingroup$ Indeed that is the case. $\endgroup$ – David Z Nov 1 '11 at 18:42

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