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Poetry and Science. Science and Poetry March 31, 2010

Posted by Dr. O in Fun, Science & Culture.
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Check out these remixes: The Symphony of Science.

Nature by Numbers March 31, 2010

Posted by isotopeeffect in Biology, Math.

Nature by Numbers from Cristóbal Vila on Vimeo.

The math behind the movie – the Fibonacci sequence, the Golden Ratio, Voronoi tilings, Delaunay triangulation.

For about 1100 pages on similar topics, see On Growth and Form, written in 1945 (2nd edition) by D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, a pioneering work in mathematical biology. The color PDF is a (free) 75 MB download.