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Yin & Yang Logarithmic Spirals

The figure depicts the well-known black and white symbol of Yin and Yang. The dots of different color in the area delimited by each force symbolize the fact that each force bears the seed of its counterpart within itself. 705 more words


Romanesco and the Golden Spiral

Some time ago I mentioned that I received one of these in my weekly veggie box..

Actually, that reminds me that a new box is due tomorrow morning… 338 more words

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Argonauta nodosa - Paper Nautilus

Not exactly Maatsuyker Island botany, but … recently I have been studying mathematical patterns in plants  e.g. the Fibonacci sequence and the Golden Ratio. The image often used to illustrate this pattern in nature is the Chambered Nautilus shell.   386 more words