The Golden Ratio is the secret, silver bullet for refined design and balanced aesthetics. It’s on display in great works of art like the Mona Lisa. At least that’s what you’ve been told. It's actually nonsense.
Inspired by the naturally occurring mathematical Fibonacci sequences found in pine cones and sunflowers, a researcher designed and 3D-printed these sculptures that appear come to life—with bizarre undulating animations—when filmed spinning using a strobe light or video camera with a high-speed shutter.