This year, your Highness, we will be featuring square eggs.
Peter Carl Fabergé
The Easter Math Bunny is back again, and he is talking again of … eggs!
Continue reading “Modelling Forms in Nature: Easter Chocolate Eggs 2021”
Two years ago, I ended my blog with a question, “What about chocolate egg shapes?” It is now the time to give some answer. If you have read my previous articles, I and many scientists and artists have been caught by the shape of the bird eggs. Several models have been proposed to reproduce the silhouette of bird eggs. Baker  proposed a simple two-parameters mathematical model based on projection geometry that revealed to be versatile and accurate in producing the shapes of a large variety of bird eggs . More recently, the model was used to perform a systematic and comparative study of the shape of 1400 bird eggs species .