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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
Nine Aim High students explore shadow and light, and build their own energy machines. In this webcast, the students delve into energy transference and alternative energy sources like solar cells and wind power.
Project: Science Wire | Browse All
Date: March 10, 2001
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science