I Love the Mandelbrot Set

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    Benoit Mandelbrot

    Is there anything more beautiful than knowing that math, geometry, and science can create great art and imitate life?It can be deceptively simple,creatively abstract and complex,and very humbling, when the beauty of nature,as a fern leaf,or a sea shellshare the common thread of...
    baredownthere baredownthere
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 9, 2011

    Reposting Ampan's story with his

    permission: "Chaos Rules. My first introduction to the wonderful world of chaos and strange attractors took place in the early days of popular computing when the BBC model B reigned supreme in schools. In those days the 32kB RAM computer with its powerful 2MHz processor acquired...
    ProfJohn ProfJohn
    66-70, M
    Sep 17, 2015

    Anyone have got ultrafractal4?

    I've got it but i can't understand all things because i'm italian and somethings in tutorial isn't very easy...someone can help me?
    pebble666 pebble666
    18-21, M
    Jul 1, 2014

    I wrote this in reply to someone explaining how

    the Mandelbrot Set, the subject of my icon, is generated. I have decided to repost it here. Basically, mathematicians found that there seemed to be no way to represent the square root of a negative number, as any number, positive or negative, squared was a positive number. They...
    InternationalSpaceStation InternationalSpaceStation
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 13, 2014
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