Category Archives: Mathematics

Mr X

There is a scholar, call him Mr X, who received his training within the academy, but who found it wasn’t enough. He wanted more: to move outside of his wonky circle of colleagues, to engage the public, to communicate ideas … Continue reading

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Benoît Mandelbrot (1924-2010)

John Brockman is reporting that Benoît Mandelbrot – the father of fractal geometry – has died.  

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