The Honeybee Conjecture

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?

honey-bee-mock-comb

Picture courtesy http://www.quick-good-fortune.com 

Read this interesting article in full at Krulwich Wonders

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