The Geometric Patterns Inside a Cabbage

Mathematics is the alphabet God has written the universe,” said Galileo Galilei. And these geometric patterns inside a simple cabbage prove Galileo’s words! Fractals are always beautiful and make people look! If you are interested in fractals, you have to read Benoit Mandelbrot’s beautiful book, “The Fractal Geometry of Nature.”

Similar Stuff

Z Proportions

Becca Hirsbrunner photographed this fabulously constructed Z proportions letter. Interestingly, every element but the diagonal bar can be rationalized.
NASA Scientists in 1961 | Cool Science Stuff | Abakcus

NASA Scientists in 1961

In 1961 NASA scientists worked hard to send an American astronaut to the moon. And we have this beautiful photo from those days.
Mandelbrot Island | Cool Math Stuff | AbakcusMandelbrot Island | Cool Math Stuff | Abakcus

Mandelbrot Island

When Alexis Monnerot-Dumaine rendered Mandelbrot set as an island using the fractal-based landscape generator, Terragen, he got this Mandelbrot island.

Adaptive Roots

These two lovely photos of adaptive roots show how nature fits the environment, and the way they do that is so impressive!

A Geometric Haircut

Imagine that your barber’s name is Zeno and he is doing 1/2 off haircuts. Probably he would do a geometric haircut. This is hilarious.
Limit Definition of Derivative | Cool Math Stuff | Abakcus

Limit Definition of Derivative

This limit definition of derivatives math meme depicts calculus students when they realize they can use a simple notation for derivatives.
Gabriel's Horn

Gabriel’s Horn

Imagine an object with finite volume but infinite surface area. Gabriel's Horn is an interesting object with infinite space but finite volume.
The Integral of Aspirin

The Integral of Aspirin

The integral of aspirin math meme shows how a math person's mind works! Here, you're integrating the function "aspiri" with respect to "n."
The Derivative of e^x | Math Memes | Abakcus

The Derivative of e^x

When you take the derivative of a function, you expect to see some changes. However, the derivative of some functions is equal to themselves. For instance, the function is also…

The Calculus of Coffee

Showing a connection between math and real-life always makes more sense to pupils. This math meme, "the calculus of coffee" is really cool!
Dividing 1 by 998001 | Cool Math Stuff | Abakcus

1/998001

If you divide 1 by 998,001 you get all three-digit numbers from 000 to 999 in order, except for 998. This is utterly cool!