From Earlham Cluster Department
This is a collection of (possibly somewhat) related things, places, people, concepts, etc. that came-up during class or an excursion.
Camera Obscura - Possibly used by Vermeer.
Drake's Equation - For estimating the number of detectable extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy.
- Drake's Equation (Wikipedia)
Museum Funding - in America, with visitor statistics.
- The American Association of Museums FAQ
Fibonacci Sequence - 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ...
- Fibonacci sequence (Wikipedia).
- There is a very nice bit done by the BBC on the Fibonacci sequence here.
Visualizations and Information Graphics