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    Photos
    nautil-bis-vign.jpeg Fibonacci sequence in the Chambered Nautilus
    The Fibonacci sequence consists of the numbers 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13ů

    kaleid-vign.jpeg Kaleidoscope
    The cross-section of the usual kaleidoscope is an equilateral triangle.

    boulier100.jpegArchimedes' Balance
    The volume of a paraboloid

    tournesol100.jpegFibonacci Sequence in the Sunflower
    Distribution of seeds' spirals in the sunflower.

    penta-vign.jpegPentagonal Kaleidoscope
    Flower-like solids

    pinball100.jpegThe cradle pinball device
    The cradle pinball device consists of a board mounted on a curved base which allows the board to tilt in two possible directions.

    billard100.jpegThe cradle pinball device
    The device can effectively demonstrate several probability distributions as follows.


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    Experiencing Mathmatics

    Experiencing-mathmatics.gifAn international exhibition initiated and supported by UNESCO visits Athens and Beijing More

    Who needs maths at a time like this?
    world wide
    math_art.gifIn order show that mathematics is not only indispensable to daily life but can also be fun, a team led by UNESCO has designed a travelling exhibition entitled Experiencing Mathematics, which began its world tour July 2004. More


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