The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge has the theme of Structure, which has made me very happy, as there is lots of structure in Nature and the world around us.
Yesterday’s post focused on the structure of a large leaf. Today’s image is more about how beautiful structures get created through growth. The mechanics and construction of growing organisms are very interesting, as Nature favors those that optimize themselves to both adapt and thrive in their environment. As a result, the mathematics that describe these structures are beautiful as well.
Here’s an example of structural growth…
This cabbage is simply stunning in the complexity of the shapes that are in view. Fractals are clearly in evidence here!
Hope you enjoy!