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7th grader Aidan Dwyer was walking in the woods during the winter, and looking up, he noticed something about the bare branches above him. They didn't appear to be growing randomly. So he took some measurements of the angles of the branches, crunched some numbers, and wouldn't you know it, he found that the ubiquitous Fibonacci Sequence was behind it all. He suspected there was a reason behind this. That trees were using this pattern to gather more light. So he did an experiment...

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and can be seen here: click hereWhat an aweso... by Meryl Ann Butler on Saturday, Aug 20, 2011 at 12:39:16 PM
Yet another example of what our species could be d... by Daniel Geery on Saturday, Aug 20, 2011 at 12:53:12 PM
just think   how smart   those &nb... by Ned Lud on Saturday, Aug 20, 2011 at 6:47:28 PM
The tree's structure, just as a spiral galaxy or s... by bahasailor on Monday, Aug 29, 2011 at 11:49:33 AM