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The Golden Ratio: in harmony with the Universe

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Different cultural and religious belief lead to different interpretations of the Golden Section over the course of history. Let’s analyze some of them: The Golden Section as “Universal Harmonic Ratio“ 5th century b.C. The mathematical concept of proportion, meant as the relation of parts, has first been introduced by Pitagora (Pythagoras of Samos, a great mathematician, mystic...

Introduction to the Golden Section: the never-ending mistery

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Ancient populations (far apart in distance and time) are linked one to another by a mistery, upon which archaeologists, astronomers, mathematicians, artists, psychologists, historians etc. are still working: the Golden Section. The Golden Section, also called Golden Ratio, is usually defined as it follows: “two quantities are in the golden ratio if the ratio between the sum of those...

ART IMHO Thoughts, words, and doodles by Mirta Rotondo

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