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Wednesday, April 27, 2005
This is one of the hardest concepts to explain to non-scientists. You see strange mathematical squiggles, I see five lines of thermodynamic equations that are a recipe for a neutron star. One flowing to the other with grace, economy, and completeness. Elegance.
This is the closest I can come to an example. Fractals are math, pure and simple. And yet they are beautiful in a way anyone can understand. I love 'em.