248593 Fibonacci 8.1 Fibonacci 8.1
248593

Fibonacci 8.1

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In the Fibonacci sequence the next number is the sum of the previous two numbers. So it begins 0 1 1 2 3 5 8 13……. It regularly occurs in nature. For example in the diameter of consecutive turns of a snail shell. This work illustrates this as a sequence of turned beech spheres of 1, 1, 2, 3, 5 and 8cm diameter. In addition to which the distance between the spheres is also in the sequence 1, 1, 2, 3 and 5 cm. These are mounted on a 2.5cm x 11cm (maximum) x 35 cm tapered English oak plinth. The piece weighs 0.75kg. It is the work of David Boyd FRSC, who is a scientist specialising in scientific and geometric artworks.
W 13.00" x H 5.00"
W 33.02 cm x H 12.70 cm
Other
Wood
Abstract
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About the Artist

I retired as a scientist in 2013, after 43 years in the platinum industry, eventually as a senior research Manager. I continue to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and I am also a past Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. I specialise in scientifc and geometric artworks, which a...

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