Geometry of Snail’s Shell

The shape of the snail is shell is a logarithmic spiral!

A snail shell closely matches a circular growth pattern with shifting center points.

There is an assumption that the radius of the shell increases exponentially as the snail ages. This means that the rate of radial growth is proportional to the shell radius). Isn’t that cool?

There is also an assumption that the angle between the centre of the snail and the end of the shell changes at a constant or steady rate just like the second hand of a clock which moves at a constant rate of 360-degrees per minute.

This means that the shell of the snail actually moves like a clock but in this case, it takes years.We designed a graphical simple model to create geometric shape of a snail.

This is how mathematical nature is and we are going to explore more . . .

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