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Fibonacci Numbers in Python

Fibonacci numbers

The Fibonacci numbers are defined recursively by the following difference equation:

\begin{equation} \left\{ \begin{aligned} F_{n} & = F_{n-1} + F_{n-2} \\ F_1 & = 1 \\ F_0 & = 0 \\ \end{aligned} \right. \end{equation}

It is easy to compute the first few elements in the sequence:

$0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34 \cdots $

Python API for FRED

FRED data

FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data) is a vast database of economic data provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. It currently contains 237,000 data series and it continues to expand.

I wrote a simple python module called fredapi that makes it easy to access the …

Timelapse Photos of NYC

I'm pretty luckly to have a nice view of the city with the Hudson River and New Jersey in the background. I figured it'd be pretty fun to take some timelapsed photos.


There are plenty of apps available and I used Laspe It on iOS. I set up my …

Astrophotography of Jupiter

You can see my previous post on the Moon for my telescope setup. In this post I'll show some photos I took of Jupiter.

The Moon is roughly 400,000 km from the Earth, while Jupiter is almost 600,000,000 km away. So Jupiter is about 1500 times farther …

Hello World!

Testing out the pelican blogging framework.