Numbers as products of primes (a useful calculation practice). And the general beauty of primes.

Simon spent hours calculating – something he’s not particularly fond of if it were simple/ pointless sums, the way schoolkids work. His was not pointless!  He did it with the solemn purpose of expressing natural numbers as products of primes, the atoms of all numbers.

PRODUCTS OF PRIME NUMBERS 6 feb 2018 2

PRODUCTS OF PRIME NUMBERS 6 feb 2018

Here a spiral grid where primes form patterns that Simon finds really beautiful, too bad the A4 paper was too small to go on:

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And a sequence in which every number is a sum of cubes (more calculations!):

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