So How Long is the Coastline of Maine?

Benoît Mandelbrot, the pioneering mathematician whose name is popularly synonymous with fractal geometry, died last week.


(A music video for Jonathan Coulton’s song Mandelbrot Set by Pisut Wisessing made in Film 324: Cornell Summer Animation Workshop, taught by animator Lynn Tomlinson every summer for Cornell’s summer session, in the department of Theatre, Film & Dance.)