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Teen Invents Efficient Solar Array

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Math is one of those things we’re all taught at a young age, and told that it’ll come in handy someday. We never believed our teachers, but a 13-year old boy certainly took that information to heart, and used the Fibonacci Sequence to create an efficient solar array. The mathematical integer sequence, named after Leonardo Fibonacci, is a system of numbers that has multiple forms and identities, and is also found in nature. The sequence has many applications, including number generators, parallel computing, number conversion, etc. Aidan Dwyer, a 13-year old 7th grader from New York, went hiking in the… read more