Explore Nautilus Shell, Logarithmic Spiral, and more!

Radiograph of Nautilus Shell  Though it’s not a perfect golden spiral, the chambered nautilus shells. D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 1945

Radiograph of Nautilus Shell Though it’s not a perfect golden spiral, the chambered nautilus shells. D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 1945

1 Bd. (1769) - Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet / - Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Pearly Nautilus with the Shell Laid Open Those chambers in the shell are the old “homes” of the nautilus. As the nautilus grows bigger, it expands its shell outward, and forms a septum behind itself as it moves forward. The Animal Kingdom Arranged According to its Organization. Baron Cuvier, 1831.

Pearly Nautilus with the Shell Laid Open Those chambers in the shell are the old “homes” of the nautilus. As the nautilus grows bigger, it expands its shell outward, and forms a septum behind itself.

Belustigung im Reiche der Natur /  Hamburg: bei den Gebruden Herold,1790. | Biodiversity Heritage Library, Smithsonian Institute

Nautilus Seashell Rustic Art Print or Poster From 1790 German Oceanic/Natural Science Journal - Nautical Art - Wall Art - Beach House Decor

Illustration of shells by Biodiversity Heritage Library

The conchological illustrations or, Coloured figures of all the hitherto unfigured recent shells / - Biodiversity Heritage Library

The Study: The Malacological Marvel of the Nacreous Nautilus

The Malacological Marvel of the Nacreous Nautilus

Pearly Nautilus.   A manual of the Mollusca  London :Virtue & Co.,1868.  Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

theartfulgene: “ Nautilus is one of the best examples of the logarithmic spirals found in nature. Famous mathematician Jacob Bernoulli said that logarithmic spirals are a symbol of “fortitude and.

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