Earth Day

I believe most of you know what Earth Day is celebrating ^_^ I think this is a great day and there are a lot of activities that could be done everywhere to celebrate it. You might think that there is not much I can say about Earth and mathematics, but if you are a math – lover like you already know a lot of mathematical shapes, patterns and constant that can be found in nature. If you want to see more about this check the photos from my album Math&Nature .

But today I want to talk a little about the idea of an American student, mathematician and photographer, Nikki Graziano. I believe the project is old, but still very interesting and perfect for today. She took photos of different natural forms and then found proper equations to explain those forms created by nature. Here are some of the images:

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when_math_and_640_08 Enjoy Earth Day ^_^ Thank you for reading. You can find me on FacebookTumblr, Google+,  Twitter  and  Instagram, I will try to post there as often as possible. Don’t forget that maths is everywhere! Enjoy! 


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  1. Reblogged this on nebusresearch and commented:
    It’s a lovely day, so I felt like sharing these illustrations from the Life Through A Mathematicians Eyes blog. It’s simply superimposing graphs of equations over scenes of natural beauty, but that’s attractive enough.
    When I say “graphs of equations”, I mean that we’re setting a coordinate system — here a Cartesian or rectangular one, one based on x- and y- and z- distances from some origin point — over space, and then drawing in white lines the sets of x- and y- and z-coordinates which make some equation true. That’s what we normally mean by saying “the graph of an equation”; it’s a drawing that shows when a relationship is true and when it is not.


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