1975 Fractal

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Benoit Mandelbrot mathematics


Sierpinski carpet

Koch snowflake

Mandelbrot set

Natural fractals

Benoit Mandelbrot created the first theory of roughness and proposed fractals as models of roughness in the real world.

The result of writing, producing draft after draft, also resembles a fractal; however, its depth is limited by the writer’s time and patience.

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