Monday, October 18, 2010


Mandelbrot set with continuously colored environmentThe Mandelbrot set covers a small space yet carries a large number of different implications. Is it a fitting epitaph? Absolutely.

-- Benoit B. Mandelbrot (20 November 1924 - 14 October 2010), Poland-born French-American mathematician known as the "father of fractal geometry", interview in New Scientist (November 2004)

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