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Published on Mar 9, 2008
BBC FOUR's Night of Numbers continues with a short film looking at the golden ratio: 1.61803399.
What do the nautilus seashell, the Great Pyramid, and The Mona Lisa have in common? They are all feature Phi otherwise known as The Golden Ratio. It is the number that links a pineapple, Leonardo da Vinci and the breeding patterns of rabbits. This film examines its extraordinary occurrence in nature and art.