So How Long is the Coastline of Maine?

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

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(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.)