ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

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Created as part of Rafael Araujo's Calculations series, Nautilus brings the logarithmic spirals of the famous cephalopod swirling to life in a precise field of three-dimensional space. #colossal

Created as part of Rafael Araujo's Calculations series, Nautilus brings the logarithmic spirals of the famous cephalopod swirling to life in a precise field of three-dimensional space. #colossal

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X-ray Nautilus shell by Bert Myers.    Via LUSHLIGHT. (iainclaridge.net)
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walzerjahrhundert:  Gustav Gurschner, Art Nouveau bronze mermaid lamp with nautilus shell shade, circa 1899

walzerjahrhundert: Gustav Gurschner, Art Nouveau bronze mermaid lamp with nautilus shell shade, circa 1899

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"The Golden Mean is represented by the Greek letter phi, (with the decimal representation of 1.6180...) is one of those mysterious natural numbers that seems to arise out of the basic structure of our cosmos. Phi appears regularly in the realm of things that grow and unfold in steps just as the Nautilus shell grows larger on each spiral by phi."

"The Golden Mean is represented by the Greek letter phi, (with the decimal representation of 1.6180...) is one of those mysterious natural numbers that seems to arise out of the basic structure of our cosmos. Phi appears regularly in the realm of things that grow and unfold in steps just as the Nautilus shell grows larger on each spiral by phi."

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Ocean Pictures™ on Instagram: “Check out @wonderful_earthpix for pictures around…

Ocean Pictures™ on Instagram: “Check out @wonderful_earthpix for pictures around…

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