Monday, 22 November 2010

Maths.


I like maths.
Now you all think I'm a nerd. (I'm not.) I'm just amazed by the way mathematics can mimic the real world.
 If I could study all over, I would choos maths. And philosophy.
Take this, for example:

1 1 2 3 5 8 13 21 34 55 89 144 ...

natural spiral
Books have been written on this series. Its the Fibonaccy sequence, where the next number is always the sum of the previous 2 numbers. So, whats so special about them?

Except for their mathematical properties, where they seem to occur in numerous other theories, they are found back in:







- Behavior of financial markets
- computer science (compression techniques, data structures,...)
- music (tunings)
- nature(structure and arrangement of leaves,...)
- architecture
- ...
You should read about them, if you're interested, becaus in almost every field of study , they appear somewhere.





They define the golden ratio.
In the Renaissance, many artists and architects used the Golden Ratio to produce their art or buildings, because it gives a natural feeling to follow this measurements. Now, enough theories, what about this:

Convinced?




17 comments:

  1. haha maths my favorite subject, nice info though, makes me want to look into the fibonacci code more

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  2. Oh wow, I love how you demonstrated it with the sexy girl. Definitely got my attention :D Good job, I find math amazing as well. It's scary how much math is in our lives.

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  3. i didn't know this, i'm still in the 10th grade.

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  4. you are one of my favourite blogers

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  5. Okay, convinced :o btw: very impressive!

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  6. LATERALUS BY TOOL.

    it has the fibonacci in it.

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  7. Math?! I try to avoid math at all costs, lol

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  8. Haha I was going to link to a picture of that girl, but then I scrolled down and realized you beat me to it :) good post.

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  9. Haha have you seen the move Fermat's Room? It is in spanish, but its a really good movie. It is based completely on solving problems that mostly have to do with math. :D

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  10. hehe the most important thing I learned today. =)

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  11. @Dan yes I've seen it! it's good. Quite a thriller. I should see it again some time.

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  12. haha way to make this easier to understand

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