Botanica Mathematica

a textile taxonomy of mathematical plant forms

The Language of Nature

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To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty, of nature … If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in.
Richard Feynmann in The Character of Physical Law

Botanica Mathematica is our attempt to express one dialect of this language in an visual and tactile form.

Author: Knot Unknot

Artist/maker/scientist/mathematician/communicator/etc - suffers from many ailments including "popcorn kittens"! see

One thought on “The Language of Nature

  1. Ah, Feynman, my hero!

    Looking forwards to seeing more botanic knitting.

    I am pondering fractal knitting!

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