Be Smart

How the Zebra Really Got Its Stripes?

Season 9 Episode 11 | 13m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Would you believe the answer is… math? This is the story of a WWII wartime codebreaker and his quest to decode nature’s most beautiful patterns. Alan Turing uncovered a simple code that explains everything from stripes to spots and all the patterns in between… he was just too far ahead of his time. Only recently have biologists found evidence that his pattern-forming system.

Aired: 09/22/21

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning