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In 1963 Benoit Mandelbrot introduced the fractal concept. Fractals are shapes or behaviors that have similar properties at all levels of magnification. Just as the sphere is a concept that unites raindrops, basketballs and Mars, so fractal is a concept that unites clouds, coastlines, plants and strange attractors.
Dr. Mandelbrot dropped in for a visit during our 2001 series of webcasts about Antarctica. We took some time out from the freezing cold to interview him.
Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All
Date: December 14, 2001
Category: History of Science
The first-ever live event inside the NASA clean room, where space hardware is being prepared for the Hubble Space Telescope. We'll get dressed in "bunny suits" to explore the room and show you the activities of engineers and scientists getting ready for the next Hubble servicing mission in November.
Project: Origins: Hubble | Browse All
Date: April 23, 2001
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Singer-songwriter John Gorka; Bert Grant, founder of Grant's Brewery; a view from the studio of artist Meredith Tromble; author of "Fisherman's Son" Michael Koepf.
Project: Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live | Browse All
Date: October 10, 1998
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Arts, General Science