Saturday, March 5, 2011

Stunning Images of Spontaeous Self-Similarity (even more extremely cool natural fractals)

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"Earth’s Most Stunning Natural Fractal Patterns"
(Wired Science)
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/09/fractal-patterns-in-nature/?pid=163
























"Fractal Geometry"
(Yale University: Michael Frame, Benoit Mandelbrot (1924-2010), and Nial Neger)
http://classes.yale.edu/fractals/




















"Captivating Fractals Found In Nature
" (Web Ecoist)
http://webecoist.com/2008/09/07/17-amazing-examples-of-fractals-in-nature/






















"Fractals Found On Earth" (The Fractal Foundation):
http://fractalfoundation.org/2009/02/fractals-on-the-earth/


























Lena River Delta (image from NASA)
























Aleutian Vortex (image from AskNature.Org)
























If that's still not enough natural fractals for you, look here.

1 comment:

Kyle Lovett said...

Awesome! Love these kinds of photos. I plugged this post on twitter, so hope you'll see some traffic. :-)