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Coffee: Golden ratio put to music

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 .

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One Response to Coffee: Golden ratio put to music

  1. 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!

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