What’s a fractal?
Just one of the main building blocks of the universe. Known as ‘God’s thumbprint,’ these simple math formulas reveal the intricate recursive patterns found within nature, yet still remain one of science’s best-kept secrets. Follow along as we explore the contours, curiosities and creator of this beautiful wonder of the computer age.
"A fractal is a way of seeing infinity." —Benoit B. Mandelbrot
Meet the Fellows
"The English Regency shower was invented in 1810; then, we had the industrial revolution. Showers have the marvelous ability to strip away distracting concerns and conceptual ruts, allowing the mind to roam freely over problems and solutions until matches are found. If we didn’t have showers, we’d still be riding horses."
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