An artist/scientist’s impression of cells. These illustrations could be seen as a convergence of art and science. Where they serve the purpose of illustrating a physical thing the naked eye is unable to see, but also something that is quite interesting to look at. The last example shows some structural properties of the cell, with the triangular frame Haeckel has named ‘aulosphaera elegantissima’. I am not sure what this means but I am intrigued that he has demonstrated the formation of matter with this structure. I see many similarities between this drawing and my study of cymatics. It is also present in nature in the form of flowers, the organic pinnacle of form in plants.

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