BENOIT MANDELBROT

“Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.”

BENOIT MANDELBROT

1924 — 2010

Mandelbrot, “the artist mathematician”, the father of fractal geometry passed away last week, on the 14th of October at 85 ! A great man -a scientist- who, among others, gave the “Theory of Complexity/Chaos Theory” its mathematical foundation!
http://www.edge.org/documents/Edge-Serpentine-MapsGallery/index.html

http://www.math.yale.edu/mandelbrot/

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