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Mandelbrot Birthday Set

Meant to play this last year on Mandelbrot’s birthdays but forgot so I’m doing it early this year.  Unfortunately, Mandelbrot is in heaven and no longer teaching math at Yale.  But the set is still mesmerizing.

And here’s a little ditty on doodling in math class from Vi Hart, Mathemagician:

It’s easier after you’ve had coffee.

Happy Birthday to all you November babies.

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One Response

  1. riverdaughter

    my grandmother used to make mandelbrot. even if it was soaked in tea it would break your teeth. my uncle, who was in world war 2, said he would drop it on the germans. I think it was a different mandelbrot.

    keep up the good work

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