Bee Geometry — Why Are Bees Crazy About Hexagons?
And what math lessons have we learned from bees?
Charles Darwin said of the honeycomb that it was, “absolutely perfect in economizing labor and wax.”
During one of my nature rambles, I looked up into a tree and saw a beehive — with its hexagonal honeycomb — hanging from one of its branches. I thought: How do bees make such…