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As you probably know by now, the Fibonacci sequence shows up in the most unexpected places. Scientists are still attempting to figure out the mysteries of our planet. Some have even begun the investigation of our solar system, and even our galaxy. Our Milky Way even has the Fibonacci spiral imbedded into it.

As shown previously in the explanation of the Golden Ratio, the following spiral can be obtained using the Fibonacci sequence.

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As you know, our Milky Way looks like the image below. Place your mouse over this image, and you will see the Fibonacci spiral at work!

 

 

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Our world is filled with many mysteries that scientists and mathematicians alike are working to figure out if this was just a coincidence, or something else.

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