SACRED GEOMETRY: WHAT IS IT, AND WHY SHOULD I CARE? “The harmony of the world is made manifest in form and number, and the heart and soul and all the poetry of natural philosophy are embodied in the concept of mathematical beauty.” -Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson Why should you care? That’s a good question. Sacred […]

1. Flower petals The number of petals in a flower consistently follows the Fibonacci sequence. Famous examples include the lily, which has three petals, buttercups, which have five (pictured at left), the chicory’s 21, the daisy’s 34, and so on. Phi appears in petals on account of the ideal packing arrangement as selected by Darwinian […]