Strange Stars Pulsate According to the “Golden Ratio”

Astronomers have discovered variable stars that periodically dim and brighten at frequencies close to the famed golden mean A Hubble Space Telescope image of a variable star called RS Puppis. NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-Hubble/Europe Collaboration Scholars have seen the golden ratio in nautilus shells, the Parthenon, da Vinci paintings and now…