I just stumbled upon the website of the artist Kevin Van Aelst. His photographs are scenes constructed from food and drink that take the form of mathematical and scientific images. Here are some of the mathematical pictures on his artwork page: A Cantor set made out of fried eggs Logarithmic spiral made out of crumbs…

# Tag: logarithmic spiral

## Does gold tarnish? The golden spiral and nautilus shells.

I jotted down notes all summer in preparation for an entertaining article that I hoped to write for an undergraduate journal like Mathematics Magazine, College Mathematics Journal, The Mathematical Intelligencer, etc. It had the working title “Mythematics.” The idea would be to state several famous mathematical myths and either debunk them or argue for their veracity…