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Wonder of Phi

sunflower-sqNew found knowledge of the golden mean, divine proportion, & the golden section based on the Greek number Phi began a new world of fascination for me.

If I could study this for more than one lifetime, I doubt I would ever understand the essence of it’s existence. Primarily, I was interested in how the concepts related to composition in visual art.

This led me to the Fibonacci series of numbers which have been around for a long time. You can read more about it here and here. The first awareness of this was recorded in Sanskrit somewhere between 450 and 200 BC. Yet they were named after the greatest mathematician of the middle ages, who first investigated this concept.

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