bird_egg, a Python code which evaluates some formulas for the shapes of bird eggs.


The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license


bird_egg is available in a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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  1. Valeriy Narushin, Michael Romanov, Darren Griffin,
    Egg and math: introducing a universal formula for egg shape,
    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences,
    Special issue, Annals Reports, pages 169-177, 2021.

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Last modified on 30 July 2022.