I wrote this a while ago, but it's appropriate to show here...

This number is most important in understanding the Mayan Calendar system as well as our 'modern' system of time keeping. It also a very important number in regards to communications...

144 is the 12th number in the Fibonacci sequence

144 is the sum of 12squared

144 as 'hours' amount to 6 days

and adding zeros...

1440 as 'minutes' amount to 1 days

144000 as 'days' amount to 1 Mayan Baktun...

Kin ..........1 x 20

Uinal.........20 x 18

Tun...........360 x 20

Katun.........7200 x 20

Baktun........144000 x 13

Great Cycle...1872000 'days'

The great cycle days amount to an approximate 5125 years and is the famous Mayan Calendar 'end' date of Winter Solstice, December 21, 2012.... these are 13 cycles of number

If 1440 can be 'm…

Number 144Number 144

*What Exactly is This Number?**I wrote this on : 07/09/2010*This number is most important in understanding the Mayan Calendar system as well as our 'modern' system of time keeping. It also a very important number in regards to communications...

144 is the 12th number in the Fibonacci sequence

144 is the sum of 12squared

144 as 'hours' amount to 6 days

and adding zeros...

1440 as 'minutes' amount to 1 days

144000 as 'days' amount to 1 Mayan Baktun...

*Let's take a look at this number...***The Traditional Mayan Long Count Maths**Kin ..........1 x 20

Uinal.........20 x 18

Tun...........360 x 20

Katun.........7200 x 20

Baktun........144000 x 13

Great Cycle...1872000 'days'

The great cycle days amount to an approximate 5125 years and is the famous Mayan Calendar 'end' date of Winter Solstice, December 21, 2012.... these are 13 cycles of number

**144**000 'days'If 1440 can be 'm…