Fractals in Nature

Wired.com has a nice post today about Earth’s Most Stunning Fractals. I encourage you to check it out simply for the beautiful photos. None of these are fractals in the most technical mathematical sense. But they do remind us of one of the most important features of a fractal: self-similarity. As you zoom in to small areas, you see the global behavior reflected locally.

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