07 Sep '12, 1pm

Earth’s most beautiful fractal patterns have to be seen to be believed

Earth’s most beautiful fractal patterns have to be seen to be believed

Computer science professor Paul Bourke has an exhaustive amount of information about fractals on his website, but for my money the coolest part is his collection of naturally occurring fractal images from Google Earth. If I hadn’t looked them up, I’d suspect some of these were computer-generated — but no, they’re real rivers, lakes, and mountain ranges branching into mathematically and aesthetically beautiful patterns, like a freaking Piers Anthony novel or something. (Fractal Mode ? Anyone else? No? It’s pretty bad.)

Full article: http://grist.org/list/earths-most-beautiful-fractal-patte...

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