Abril Is there a magic equation to the universe? A series of numbers capable of unraveling the most complicated organic properties or deciphering the plot of “Lost”? Probably not. But thanks to one medieval man’s obsession with rabbits, we have a sequence of numbers...

Spirals But our tribute to the figure of Fibonacci cannot stay in the realm of the mere facts. One of the great aspects of mathematics, one that allows us to dream and dare to make dreams real, is its endless capacity of connection. The mathematics of the Golden Ratio...

Nautilus The early mathematician Fibonacci introduced Arabic numerals to the West. He also discovered the number of sequence found in everything from daisies to databases. Fibonacci also laid the groundwork for our modern-day mathematical understanding of certain...

Sequence Def. A Fibonacci sequence is a list of numbers in which every element after the first two is the sum of the two preceding elements. The general example of a Fibonacci sequence starts with the number one as the first two elements. 1,1,2,3,5,8… By developing...

Helix Def. A curve on the surface of a cylinder or cone such that its angle to a plane perpendicular to the axis is constant. Helixes can spiral clockwise or counter-clockwise and one would be the mirror reflection of the other. The use of the Arabic numerals...