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Natural fractals in real life Options
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Thursday, March 11, 2010 7:30:27 PM

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Fractals are everywhere around us. Not only in mathematicians desks and computers. Share here the best photos of art of real life.

Broccoli-Cauliflower Romanesco:



Fractal Patterns in a Hydrothermal Spring:




In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
grammargeek
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Peacock...gorgeous

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snowflake
Jyrkkä Jätkä
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Leaf




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fern leaf
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Jyrkkä Jätkä
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Rivers in Savannah, Georgia, USA




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DarkMoon
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Caterpillar.

Jyrkkä Jätkä
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Bacteria




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DarkMoon
Posted: Thursday, March 11, 2010 8:01:30 PM

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I wonder whether I can post a fractal from outer space, though a real one not UFO? ;-)

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"God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you"? -William A. Ward
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"God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you"? -William A. Ward
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"God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you"? -William A. Ward
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"God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you"? -William A. Ward
Ambiha Murthy
Posted: Thursday, March 11, 2010 11:53:16 PM

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Jyrkka, its such an interesting topic u have opened today !!! kudos

The Golden ratio (1.61803399) and Fibonacci series... one can observe these any where and every where in nature ... Arrangement of petals in flowers, arrangement of veins in leaves, the Vitruvian man, Ratio of bone lengths in human body etc...

Ambiha Murthy
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http://www.world-mysteries.com/sci_17.htm

for more pics and explanations
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Posted: Friday, March 12, 2010 6:34:48 AM

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You know,

Everytime I hear myself accidentally crushing a snail, I turn to back and tell it that I am sorry.

It does not help him, I know, but it makes me feel lighter.

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching." ― C.S. Lewis
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DarkMoon
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Blodybeef wrote:
You know,

Everytime I hear myself accidentally crushing a snail, I turn to back and tell it that I am sorry.

It does not help him, I know, but it makes me feel lighter.


I agree, I also pass snails moving across the pavement, when I walk by or ride a bike.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, March 12, 2010 9:23:21 AM

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In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
DarkMoon
Posted: Friday, March 12, 2010 9:30:02 AM

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Fractal from neurons.

Jyrkkä Jätkä
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Flow effect




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Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Saturday, March 13, 2010 8:34:09 AM

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Delta of River Lena




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grammargeek
Posted: Saturday, March 13, 2010 12:18:00 PM

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Chinese rice terraces
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Saturday, March 13, 2010 1:56:37 PM

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Dense flow




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DarkMoon
Posted: Saturday, March 13, 2010 2:49:58 PM

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Jyrkkä Jätkä
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Lightning




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DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, March 14, 2010 10:30:28 AM

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Vanilla sky, clouds.

Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Sunday, March 14, 2010 11:55:02 AM

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In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, March 14, 2010 1:20:50 PM

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Single snowflake. We can find endless number of fractals when looking at snowflakes.

kisholoy mukherjee
Posted: Sunday, March 14, 2010 3:59:22 PM

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Brilliant idea.

Gotcha, bud, again
Jyrkkä Jätkä
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In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
capo403
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Posted: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 7:02:24 AM

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sorry you've had that already



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