A part of DNA molecule, on a black background An ammonite fossil. Some other sea life forms also have a spiral shape. Stirring in a vortex-like fashion is the most common way of mixing 2 or more ingredients, or components (e.g. cement and water). This is a maelstream, a powerful currrent off the coast of Norway. "Maelstream" has also been the image of the state of confusion, e.g. international affairs. The shape of clouds, for example after a cyclone Most galaxies, like this NGC 4414, have a spiral shape. Inside Guggenheim Art Museum in New York. Spiral shape of ascent or descent. Humanity is said to develop in a spiral fashion. This is a drawing for the monument to the Communist International, designed by Tatlin in 1919. Original description of the project is here: http://tehne.com/event/koncepty/pamyatnik-iii-internacionala-proekt-v-e-tatlina-1920 Retrieved from "https://system-of-knowledge.fandom.com/wiki/Fractals:_a_spiral?oldid=19097" Categories: Fractals Systems theory Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.