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I've desperately searched the Internet, to no avail, to find a citation of how the "Wheel of Theodorus" became known as the "Wheel of Einstein" as claimed by Wikipedia and Wolfram.

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to HSMSE. Please include your question in the body of the question, instead of putting it only in the title. $\endgroup$ Aug 5 '20 at 12:39
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Considering that "The Wheel of Theodorus is also called the Spiral of Theodorus, the Square Root Spiral, Einstein Spiral, or Pythagorean Spiral," [W.Lombard] I doubt you'll find anything other than random common usage as a reason for naming. ( also “Wurzel Spirale" )

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    $\begingroup$ Using internet search engines, I cannot find any mention of "Einstein Spiral" that predates 2004. $\endgroup$
    – njuffa
    Aug 6 '20 at 6:56
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you @njuffa for the time-line on your search. $\endgroup$
    – Danilo
    Aug 8 '20 at 10:28

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