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Review of The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret

Review of The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret
Review of The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret
Professor Olsen repeats all the popular fallacies about the golden ratio so ably demolished by Markowsky [1] (in fairness, Polster manages one too) and adds a few of his own.
That ’only’ should manage to offend the devout as much as the secular. The prose lives up to the series title, and while the pages might be in sepia there’s an unmistakeable whiff of green ink here.
0024-6093
30-31
Wright, M.C.M.
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Wright, M.C.M.
b7209187-993d-4f18-8003-9f41aaf88abf

Wright, M.C.M. (2008) Review of The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret. Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 372, 30-31.

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Professor Olsen repeats all the popular fallacies about the golden ratio so ably demolished by Markowsky [1] (in fairness, Polster manages one too) and adds a few of his own.
That ’only’ should manage to offend the devout as much as the secular. The prose lives up to the series title, and while the pages might be in sepia there’s an unmistakeable whiff of green ink here.

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Published date: 2008

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Local EPrints ID: 57853
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/57853
ISSN: 0024-6093
PURE UUID: b5206214-a9c6-4d9d-9372-94ed4bca380e

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Date deposited: 20 Aug 2008
Last modified: 13 Mar 2019 20:33

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