The Mind-Blowing Mathematics of Sunflowers …From Scientific American Magazine on Their 175th Birthday

The Mind-Blowing Mathematics of Sunflowers …From Scientific American Magazine on Their 175th Birthday

Did you know that the thousands of little florets in the middle of a sunflower actually grow with the mathematical precision of a Fibonacci sequence? An evenly-growing spiral named after the Italian mathematician who described it, Fibonacci numbers form a sequence—often seen in nature—whereby each number is the sum of the two preceding ones. The […]

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