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Channel: Scientific American
Categories: Math  
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Why do the number of spirals in a sunflower match up with the integers 34, 55, 89 and 144 -- numbers found in the famous Fibonacci Sequence? Scientific American editor John Matson explains.

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More to explore:

What Is the Fibonacci Sequence?
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-the-fibonacci-sequence/?WT.mc_id=SA_sciamerican_meta

Turing's Sunflowers
http://www.scientificamerican.com/citizen-science/turings-sunflowers/?WT.mc_id=SA_sciamerican_meta

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Video credits:

Written & presented by John Matson
Motion design by Joss Fong
Produced & edited by Eric R. Olson

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