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Ernst Haeckel was a German Biologist and Artist who discovered and documented microscopic flora and fauna, including animal embryos. His work is very detailed and often colourful. Some of his work, though it is not actually, reminds me of fractal art - he has documented intricate repeating patterns in nature. Check out his book; Art Forms in Nature, Ernst Haeckle Visit this website for more interesting information on this influential man; www.famousscientists.org

Contributed by Sarah Joy Blankenship

It's not funny, it's art

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Fractals are mathematical repeating patterns. They are often found in nature and can be quite fascinating to look at.

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whoa

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An intriguing paper by Yin-Wei Chang on fractal art as it relates to the butterfly effect in chaos theory. Who knew so much of this seemingly chaotic form of art has its basis in science. Albeit, chaos science, but science nonetheless.

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A surprisingly humorous lecture by Benoit Mandelbrot on the art of roughness--a form of fractal art.

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Again, this Lovely art piece.

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