In ancient Greece, students of the philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras engaged in deep studies of natural science and self-understanding. They were called mathematekoi, “those who studied all”. Since that time, “Maths” has, for most people, restricted its scope to mundane measurement and mere manipulation of quantities. Pythagoras and his followers knew that Number linked all…
Hexagons: Structure and Order
This week I have been looking for hexagons in nature and constructing my own.