Tag:helical line

  • JavaScript animation example: helix


    There are all kinds of poetic curves in mathematics, and helix is a special one. The term helix comes from Greek, which means “helix”“Convolution”or“Winding”. For example, a plane spiral is a curve that starts at a fixed point and turns outward one by one. More than 2000 years ago, Archimedes, an ancient Greek mathematician, studied […]