Saturday, October 16, 2010

Benoit Mandelbrot, RIP

Yes, you probably do know who he was. Even if you didn't know his name. He made math beautiful for many people -- and for many mathematicians, he made beauty mathematical. What a wonderful legacy to leave behind.


Anonymous BillT said...

Seen this one yet?

I think they got it all the way down to molecular level...

5:13 AM, October 19, 2010  
Blogger Justthisguy said...

Yup, previously only Euclid alone had looked on beauty bare! Well, and Maxwell.

2:44 PM, November 06, 2010  

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