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The Father of Fractals

By The Wall Street Journal

January 4, 2013

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In nature,technology and art the most common form of regularity is repetition: a single element repeated many times, as on a tile floor. But another form is possible, in which smaller and smaller copies of a pattern are successively nested inside each other, so that the same intricate shapes appear no matter how much you "zoom in" to the whole.

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