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.
Check it out:
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