Welcome to STEMology – Show Notes
Season 1, Episode 5
Fake mucus, Natural pointy things, Flamboyant fish, Scary scary words and Statistical shark deterrents
In this episode Dr Sophie Calabretto and Dr David Farmer talk about…
It’s not that simple. One might imagine it’s very simple, but it’s not.
If the growth factor in your logarithmic spiral is the golden ratio, then you get the golden spiral and that’s the prettiest kind of spiral.
Researchers at the University of Sydney now say they may know why there are so many different kinds of pretty fish called fairy wrases or classified as fairy wrases.
They could experience fear, they just didn’t get it from the stories.
They basically took all the data that they had, and they developed a sinusoidal time series model of per capita incidents.