What the Heck is a Fractal?

A fractal is a “repeating pattern in an infinite series” or another way to describe it? Fractals are typically self-similar patterns, where self-similar means they are “the same from near as from far” (from Gouyet, Jean-François (1996). Physics and fractal structures. Paris/New York: Masson Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-94153-0.)

Music is “Research Lab” by Dark Flow

Really? They’re cool patterns. And as you delve into looking at the patterns, you find they repeat themselves. On every scale.

Enjoy! It may help describe what a fractal really is.

Mandelbrot Set

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