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.

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

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

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