What is Allotropia?

Allotropy or allotropism is a word derived from Greek and means variability or changeableness.  It is used in chemistry to describe differences in composition of materials made up of the same element. The most common example of this is diamond vs. graphite which are both 100% carbon yet very different in properties.

I have always loved this illustration because as humans we can have very similar makeups and input and yet have very different properties ourselves.  My likes and interests can be very different from others who are both similar and different to me.  This is not profound, I know….but the fact of uniqueness is what interests me!

Therefore, Allotropia is my world.  That place that may have a similar makeup to the one we all know, but mine can have very different properties.  Allotropia is my getaway!

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