So complex I can barely follow this 16-minute talk (blog post linking to video with pictures; maximize video if possible to see the pictures), maybe since I only got to Algebra II, junior year of high school! But fascinating! Even roots of computer science.
The guy says informing young minorities in the U.S. of this fact improves their performance in math and science. Very cool!
(I just hope he got that African Native priest’s permission to share with the whole world what he was reluctant to share with him at first on account of its cultural / religious sacredness….)