June 04, 2003

the golden ratio

0767908155.01.MZZZZZZZ.jpgthe golden ratio
by mario livio
This is a fascinating (to me, at least) read about the history and speculation about phi, or the irrational number of 1.61803... This number has "obsessed mathematicians, philosophers, scientists and artists since Ancient Greece..." - I have also begun to obsess a bit.


posted by julie at June 4, 2003 02:24 AM


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