Reading Hippocrates

Classical Greek physicians tried to find natural explanations as to why someone got ill and died, what constituted health or illness and the nature and actions of contagion. To this extent they broke with many of their contemporaries working in other fields because they were not seeking supernatural causes .They were certainly synchronized with mathematics however. […]

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Venus : The Golden Mean & the Pentacle

What is now called the Fibonacci Series was allegedly discovered C. 1200 AD by Leonardo Fibonacci, It isn’t clear that Fibonacci understood the full import of his discovery or its relation to Phi or the Golden Mean. There is a good deal of evidence that the ratio was known in ancient times. It has been […]

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