Why do prime numbers make these spirals?
Added: 4 months ago
A story of the value in mathematical play.
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Based on this Math Stack Exchange post:
Want to learn more about rational approximations? See this Mathologer video.
Also, if you haven't heard of Ulam Spirals, you may enjoy this Numberphile video:
These animations are largely made using manim, a scrappy open-source python library: https://github.com/3b1b/manim
If you want to check it out, I feel compelled to warn you that it's not the most well-documented tool, and it has many other quirks you might expect in a library someone wrote with only their own use in mind.
Music by Vincent Rubinetti.
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