Mathematics in my garden

So there it was, built from one clothesline to another, glistening in the sunlight one morning last week:

spiderweb

A near perfect spiderweb, demanding a better photo:
spiderweb2

Here is  the horizontal strip, showing the variation in spacing of the spiral:
spiderweb2partonly

and again, with a superimposed scale. The spider is at the centre.spiderweb cropped with dots

And now rotated, to give more detail.spiderweb cropped with dots rotated

Now “Get modelling!”.

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5 responses to “Mathematics in my garden

  1. Wow….you managed to get an exquisite photo detailing the patterns by your little friend. Beautifully mathical!

  2. Shared this with my boy. He thought it was very cool.

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