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YouTube artist and multi-instrumentalist Michael John Blake has been exploring the musical patterns within mathematics, by assigning each note on the major scale a numeral. In this wonderful composition he plays Tau, a number used in a similar way to Pi, for calculating values of circles and whatnot.

My new toy: the Gömböc

I’m not really one for collecting things. The fact that I move around a lot twinned with the pathetic size of British homes, doesn’t square well with building up much of anything. I finally dumped all my CDs last summer; I give away my books when I’m done with them. Plus, I always felt that…