In this drawing Jason is showing how perfect circles do not exist...anywhere in the universe. Circles are made from triangles as are all shapes and are deeply interconnected with the number Pi. The more trianlges you squeeze within a certain perimeter the closer and closer you approach a circle but you never reach it...you just get closer and closer. This is WHY Pi goes to infininty. Pi is the circumference of a circle (how far around the perimieter) divided by its diameter (the distance from one side of the circle through the center and to the other side). When you add more triangles, the circumference gets slightly larger each time you add more triangles (but by an ever decreasing amount), but the diameter stays the same. A circle with...
Jason D. Padgett is a number theorist with Acquired Savant Syndrome from Anchorage Alaska, currently living in Tacoma Washington. He was a struggling futon salesman for decades until a tramatic event changed the path of his life forever and started his art and math career.
His art has been displayed in People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Popular Science, Wired, CBS This Morning with Gale King, The London Times NBC, CBS, FOX news, the hit show Perception, at Oxford University, ABOMB Bakehouse at Art Basel Miami Beach, books, Music albums and tv programs in over 60 countries.. More about his work and news stories etc can be found on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StruckbyGenius
His book came out April 22nd 2014....
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