Tag: Fibonacci numbers

The Fibonacci numbers are part of a sequence often seen in nature. For example, sunflowers tend to have a Fibonacci number as their number of seeds.

It’s Time to Talk About the Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio is one of those famous constants in mathematics. It is a number that appears frequently in nature. This is because things like seeds and petals tend to be Fibonacci numbers. This phenomenon was studied by Alan Turing. A property of them is that when you divide two consecutive Fibonacci numbers you get […]

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 […]