# England-2011-random-items

Jump to navigation
Jump to search

## Contents

# Random Items

This is a collection of (possibly somewhat) related things, places, people, concepts, etc. that came-up during class or an excursion.

##### Camera Obscura

Possibly used by Vermeer.

- BBC article
- Camera Obscura Description (Wikipedia)

##### Drake's Equation

For estimating the number of detectable extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy.

- Drake's Equation (Wikipedia)

##### Museum Funding

- The American Association of Museums FAQ which contains visitor and funding statistics.

##### Fibonacci Sequence

- Fibonacci sequence (Wikipedia).
- There is a very nice bit done by the BBC on the Fibonacci sequence here.