i ♡ math
while composing this photo, it occured to me that there is probably a reason for the ridges in the scallop shell. a quick google search and i had my answer: “in general corrugation of the shell is the cheapest way of producing stiffness, in terms of the amount of shell material required.” nature is wonderful. the internet is wonderful. google is wonderful. life is beautiful.
oh by the way, today is steve and my 25 anniversary. i’ll be 89 for our next power of 2 milestone anniversary. yeah, i’m a nerd.
scallop shells from mediterranean france near sète