Google Doodle – Joseph Plateau’s 218th Birthday
Today’s Google Doodle is celebrating the 218th birthday of physicist and mathematician Joseph Plateau.
The 218th Prime number is 1361
His death was a span of exactly 136 years, 1 month ago:
The number 1361 ends with a 61. This is interesting because 61 is also the 18th Prime number. Plateau’s famous invention was the phenakistiscope, which sums to 61 in both alternate reduction forms of gematria:
Today is exactly 61 weeks before the next total solar eclipse, which falls on December 14th of next year. December 14th also falls 61 days after October 14th:
Today is the 14th of the month. The same total eclipse falls on the 14th of the month, meaning its exactly 14 months, 0 days from today: