It pleased me to find out that his reading of my book was one of the major influences that motivated him to take up the fight.
The Fibonacci spirals in plants have long attracted scientists and puzzled them as well. How do they form?
Despite the notoriety of Wallace in his own day, he remains a comparatively obscure figure in the history of biology.
Even down to the level of molecules and genes, there doesn’t seem to be any physical reason for plants to grow “Golden Ratio” patterns.