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  1. Modelling nature with fractals

    ... special effects owe much of their realism to the study of fractals. Martin Turner takes you on a journey from the motion of a microscopic ... those who want to find out more about differentiation and fractals take a look at " The origins of fractals " elsewhere in this Issue. ...

    plusadmin - 11 Oct 2018 - 16:05 - 2 comments

  2. Digital art

    ... or herself. Early computer art often involved fractals: A detail of the Mandelbrot set created by Wolfgang Beyer . ...

    plusadmin - 25 Apr 2019 - 15:21 - 0 comments

  3. Fantastic fractals

    ... realise this until computers arrived on the scene. Fractals are geometric objects that exhibit complex structure at every scale. ... broken up and adorned with a spike. Mathematically, fractals live in a strange world in between dimensions. You couldn't call the ...

    Marianne - 21 Dec 2018 - 12:57 - 0 comments

  4. The origins of fractals

    ... not all continuous functions have a continuous inverse. Fractals The term fractal now commonly used to define this family of ... suits the look of these curves. To find out more about fractals, take a look at " Modelling nature with fractals " elsewhere in this ...

    plusadmin - 25 Jul 2018 - 13:46 - 0 comments

  5. Jackson's fractals

    ... digital computers with the complex beauty of mathematical fractals has produced some entrancing artwork during the past two decades. ... explosions" in the paint-drip works. A feature of fractals is self-similarity on multiple scales: a small chunk of a fractal, ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 0 comments

  6. Pandora's 3D box

    ... the 3D beast," says White, "but nothing turned up. Pretty 3D fractals were everywhere, but nothing quite as organic and rich as the ... Is it basically an error? I have been fascinated by fractals for 20 years but never really thought about _why_ they ...

    plusadmin - 17 Jan 2019 - 11:10 - 3 comments

  7. Teacher package: Complex numbers

    ... what are they used for? Complex numbers, chaos and fractals Beyond complex numbers If you are a teacher or a ... into the picture. Complex numbers, chaos and fractals Chaos and fractals can arise from the simplest of mathematical ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 04:48 - 0 comments

  8. Benoît Mandelbrot has died

    ... humble broccoli are famous examples. Mandelbrot's work on fractals can be credited with bridging that gap between classical geometry and ... snowflake emerge from an infinite number of steps. Fractals are geometric objects that exhibit complex structure at every scale. ...

    Marianne - 11 Oct 2018 - 16:24 - 0 comments

  9. News from the world of maths: Fractals in the Sun's storms

    Friday, June 01, 2007 Fractals in the Sun's storms Plasma astrophysicists at the University of ... out of future fusion power plants. Find out more about fractals in Plus , and read more about fractal solar winds in New ...

    plusadmin - 6 Apr 2010 - 14:44 - 0 comments

  10. Extracting beauty from chaos

    ... fractal images. Pictures based on Lyapunov Exponent fractals, such as the one pictured above, are some of the most striking and unusual. Like most fractal images, Lyapunov Exponent fractals are produced by iterating functions and observing the chaotic ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 4 comments