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The Fibonacci Series & the Cosmological Constant: Intelligent Design or Creation

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The Fibonacci sequence (0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89 etc...) is named after Fibonacci. His 1202 book Liber Abaci introduced the sequence to Western European mathematics.  Fibonacci numbers are intimately connected with the golden ratio.  Applications include computer algorithms such as the Fibonacci search technique and the Fibonacci heap data structure, and graphs called Fibonacci cubes used for interconnecting parallel and distributed systems. They also appear in biological settings, such as branching in trees, phyllotaxis (the arrangement of leaves on a stem), the fruit sprouts of a pineapple, the flowering of an artichoke, an uncurling fern and the arrangement of a pine cone.  The golden ratio phi (φ) is 1.6180339887... an irrational number, it has an infinite number of decimal places and it never repeats itself!

Cosmological Constant (lambda: Λ) is the value of the energy density of the vacuum of space.  The cosmological constant is the simplest possible form of dark energy since it is constant in both space and time, and this leads to the current standard model of cosmology known as the Lambda-CDM model, which provides a good fit to many cosmological observations as of 2014.  Skeptics like to say that fine tuning cannot be proven by science, since we have only one universe to study. However, the discovery and quantification of dark energy has puzzled a number of scientists, who realize that it’s extremely small value requires that the initial conditions of the universe must have been extremely fine-tuned in order that even matter would exist in our universe.

The Fibonacci sequence and the cosmological constant are evidence that there was intelligent design in the creation of the universe, and it did not come about as a result of random events governed by the laws of thermodynamics, in particular, entropy.

 

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