Prime Numbers – Radio 4 In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 …

‘This sequence of numbers goes on literally forever…For nearly two and a half thousand years, since Euclid first described the prime numbers in his book Elements, mathematicians have struggled to write a rule to predict what comes next in the sequence. The Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler feared that it is “a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.” But others have been more hopeful…’


Sophie Taeuber-Arp: artist of geometric abstraction

Sophie_Taeuber-Arp_-_KompozycjaMuseum of Modern Art

Wikipedia entry: Sophie Taeuber-Arp 19 January 1889 – 13 January 1943) was a Swiss artist, painter, sculptor, and dancer. She is considered one of the most important artists of geometric abstraction of the 20th century.

Cracking the code: how patterns make you more mindful – The Guardian


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Cult blog Patternity reveals the hidden geometry in everything from galaxies to flamingos. But how can looking at manhole covers make you more mindful? Pattern-obsessives Anna Murray and Grace Winteringham reveal all

And their blog Patternity