An aerial photo shows the spirals of the Fibonacci Garden at GSC. Image: HawkAye

Our Fibonacci Spiral

The spiral shape of our garden was inspired by a famous set of numbers. The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers that appear unexpectedly in nature.

Explore our engravings showing different examples of spiral patterns in nature, from seashells to hurricanes.

Our Fibonacci Spiral

Join David as he discovers our natural tendency to spot patterns in our surroundings, with the help of the hidden patterns of Glasgow Science Centre's Outer Space.

More patterns in nature experiments...

Join Caitlin to learn about the Fibonacci sequence, an interesting set of numbers that pops up in ways that might surprise you.


Glasgow Science Centre gratefully acknowledges the support of NatureScot for our wetlands interpretation project.

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