Leibniz, Karl Weierstrasse, Helge von Koch, Waclaw Sierpinski, Paul Pierre Lévy, Georg Cantor, Henri Poincaré, Felix Klein, Pierre Fatou, Gaston Julia, Lewis Fry Richardson, Benoit Mandelbrot.
And my point is? Well, I'll tell you: They were philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists. And these were the people who made
So, what exactly are fractals? From the Infinite Fractal Loop web ring comes this:
"Simply put, fractals are shapes which show similar features at different sizes. Much as a very close inspection of a rock can show similar features to an aerial view of a mountain, fractal shapes are characterized by this property of self-similarity." Read more...
Fractal math can be very complicated or very simple. In any case, it takes an artist's eye to create these beautiful images: