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The Colours of Infinity: The Beauty, the Power and the Sense of Fractals

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When Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon made the groundbreaking TV documentary, The Colours of Infinity about the Mandelbrot Set and fractals - the geometry of roughness, his enthusiasm brought together a dream team of contributors. Sir Arthur C. Clarke presents it. Benoit Mandelbrot, the Belgian mathematician who first coined the term fractal and whose equation, the Mandelbrot Set, wou ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Clear Books
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NIGEL LESMOIR-GORDON


I came into this world in the midst of the Second World War, appearing among the soaring academic towers of Cambridge – the last outpost of ‘civilisation’ before the black-soiled, windswept fens ran their endless way up to King’s Lynn and The Wash. I grew up in the austere and reactionary spirit of post-war England. People felt lucky to be alive. So many had died and there wer
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