Author: Suzza Silver

I’m the writer with a mathematical muse. I love words, numbers, dreaming big & helping others. I believe that whatever you imagine, you can become. They/Them.

Reading Rainbow, The Library, and Me

Update: This is a republication of a previous post.

With all the talk of LeVar Burton lately, I was reminded of my childhood. I think many kids of my generation remember tuning into Reading Rainbow on PBS. I was a kid who loved to read! So, this was one of my favorite shows. I loved hearing the kids review the books. I remember buying a book with a red couch on the cover because of a review

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Exploring Alan Turing’s Fascination with Flowers

This is going to be a simple post for Valentine’s Day. I’ve been doing research into Alan Turing’s work in mathematical biology. I found his work on animal patterns interesting for sure. I think one of those questions we is how the Leopard got its spots. Turing had an answer for that.

Yet, what I find more fascinating is Alan Turing’s interest in the structure of flowers. There is a sketch of Turing as a child in a field with children playing hockey. He is standing on his own staring at a cluster of daises. This image was created by his mother Sarah. You can see it in this article, I didn’t want to re-post it here due to copyright issues.

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