Pretty maths


Algorithm as art. Image: Su Leslie 2018

Nature is full of fractals; endlessly repeating patterns of elements that remain the same regardless of scale. Trees, seashells, hurricanes and galaxies are all examples.

In mathematics, an equation can be calculated over and over to produce complexity from simplicity. From this, fractal generating software will process familiar images into detailed (and beautiful) patterns.

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