A fascinating 7 minute TED talk by Sean Gourley. Advertisements

“Why is geometry often described as cold and dry? One reason lies in its inability to describe the shape of a cloud, a mountain, a coastline or a tree.”   Benoit Mandelbrot, 1924-2010 Benoit Mandelbrot, one of the most influential and original mathematicians of the past century, died last Thursday aged 85. Mandelbrot’s contribution to […]