By Good News Network Friday, August 19, 2011
Long Island resident Aidan Dwyer is just 13 years old and is already a patented inventor of solar panel arrangements.
On a winter hiking trip, he noticed a pattern in the tangled mess of branches above him, took photos of them and began to investigate "whether there is a secret formula in tree design and whether the purpose of the spiral pattern is to collect sunlight better."
Aidan applied the Fibonacci sequence, a mathematical principal found in nature, and arranged a pattern of solar panels.
(READ the story from Yahoo news)
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