Fractals in Nature
Mandelbrot said Fractals are the fingerprints of God. A fractal is a self-similar repeating pattern whether viewed from distance or close up. So the ‘part’ is…
By slicing rocks very thin and using special filters, geologists can turn a drab-looking rock sample into a slice of color. These photographs zoom in on tiny sections of rock just a few millimeters across. The images can tell geologists about the formation and composition of a rock, or, as Italian geoscientist Bernardo Cesare discovered, they can provide a palette for artistic beauty.