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This Brilliant Video Will Make You Appreciate The Miracle of Existence

Cristóbal Vila illustrates the geometrical magnificence of the natural world.

One of our favorite videos is this animation by Cristóbal Vila, a graphic artist from Spain. “Nature By Numbers” illustrates the mathematical synchronicity of the natural world, specifically the golden ratio. The result is a breathtaking exploration of the interconnectedness of life on planet earth.

From the tiniest seashell to the petals of a flower, to the wings of a dragonfly, Vila makes mathematical theorems come to life. The short film is set to the mesmerizing music of “Often a Bird,” by Wim Mertens.


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