Saturday, October 22, 2011

Does the Tara Brooch fit the Golden Ratio?

In today's Irish Times there is a small piece discussing the complexity of the famous Tara Brooch.
THE COMPLEXITY of the Tara brooch goes deeper than the creatures that line its metal edges.
Dr Michael Brennan dissected its symmetry and geometry at the National Museum of Ireland yesterday afternoon as part of Maths Week 2011.

The rest of the article can be read HERE.