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The Golden Ratio in Nature

What is the golden ratio?

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Two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to larger one.

Greek letter φ, it's pronounced as "phi", is used to represent the golden ratio.

φ =1.618033988749895

Aloe

Flower buds

Spider web

Ocean wave

Seashell

Snail shell

Chameleon tails

Hurricane Isabel 2003

Galaxy

Sources

  • https://www.treehugger.com/how-golden-ratio-manifests-nature-4869736
  • https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/nature-golden-ratio-fibonacci.html
  • http://www.theincredibletruths.com/2018/10/examples-of-golden-ratio-incredible.html great piece on human body examples
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8ccsE_IumM&feature=emb_logo
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_ratio
  • https://www.canva.com/learn/what-is-the-golden-ratio/#golden-ratio-definition
  • https://www.britannica.com/science/golden-ratio