Friday, January 08, 2010

When Cool Needs No Excuse

The stunning image above is the Mandelbrot set in action. Named for its progenitor, French-American mathematician Benoît B. Mandelbrot, this fractual image is, in the words of blogger Jeff Fecke at Alas, A Blog, "based on a simple formula, repeats it, studies how quickly or slowly results approach or escape a boundary, and voilà -- a stunning image is born.

Cool indeed.

No comments: