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Fractals: The Colours of Infinity

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In memory of Arthur C. Clarke's recent death, I would like to post his excellent program on fractals. He considers them one of the most beautiful and remarkable discoveries in the entire history of mathematics:




This program explores the far-reaching implications that fractals have both in mathematics and in our daily lives, and interviews a number of highly reputed mathematicians about the nature of fractals and the immense applications they could have in our daily lives.


It feels a bit dated now, but still... excellent!

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I was hoping for a program for fractals.


Where you can type an equation and it will show you what the resulting fractal would look like. (Along with pre-programmed fractals to look at like the Mandelbrot set, etc.)

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