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The Golden Ratio: Possibly the best rectangle in the world

Updated Thursday 13th November 2014

Our animation introduces the Golden Ratio and how mathematics itself conveys what is beautiful.

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Wednesday, 19th November 2014 12:04 - BBC Radio 4

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The Golden Ratio isn’t just found in nature: artists and architects have knowingly used it for thousands of years, including parts of the Parthenon and Notre Dame Cathedral which seem to be based on it. Discover more with this animation...



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