Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

Fancy hats

Fancy hats

Even the curves in microscopic realm is not immune to Fibonacci. The DNA molecule measures 34 angstroms long by 21 angstroms wide for each full cycle of its double helix spiral. These numbers, 34 and 21, are numbers in the Fibonacci series, and their ratio 1.6190476 closely approximates Phi, 1.6180339.




4 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

  1. While I am not mathimatically inclined I do know about Fibonacci.
    Somewhere someone created a poetic style using his series with words and or sylablles. Once I knitted a blanket alternating the knit and perl stitches.
    Nice photos you’ve got there too!

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