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Coffee: Golden ratio put to music

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Courtesy New Scientist TV

Like pi and tau, the golden ratio is an irrational number and so its decimal representation goes on forever – the first few digits are 1.618. To create a musical interpretation, Blake mapped the digits in the constant to musical notes.

More on the golden ratio from Wolfram and from MathWorld .

Comments
Beautiful and astounding! Compare this to what is claimed to be evolutionarily derived music at New Scientist: How to evolve your own musical melodies by Andy Coghlan World of difference!tjguy
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