On watching Brian Cox …. Forces of Nature
The honeycomb conjecture: one possible reason for the hexagonal structure of the bee’s honeycomb is efficiency – hexagonal tiling enables bees to create equal-sized cells using the least amount of material.
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“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.”
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