Geometry in Nature: Exploring the Morphology of the

Geometry in Nature: Exploring the Morphology of the Natural World Through Projective Geometry From the simplest observations in nature to detailed measuring of intricate forms, we find geometry everywhere in the world around usIn this magnificent book, John Blackwood explores various kinds of symmetry in diverse realms of nature He considers the fundamental forms of minerals, plants, animals, and humans, before looking at spirals, vortices, buds, and other complex shapesUsing projective geometry as a basis, he shows how many forms in nature are generated by the same basic geometrical process, but significant disparities lead to the wondrous variety found in our universeFully illustrated than five hundred photographs, drawings, and diagrams, this book is both beautiful and inspirational


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