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
"It was a dream for me once to become an astronaut. I think I’m happy that I didn’t. As opposed to the dream which I had as a child, I’m now building things which allows us to go much deeper in space than an astronaut will ever be able to get."
INSIDE THE INVENTIVE MIND
IBM Big Data pioneer,
Making big radio telescopes