Fractals are complex, never-ending patterns created by repeating mathematical equations. Yuliya, a undergrad in Math at MIT, delves into their mysterious properties and how they can be found in technology and nature.
Learn more about all the stuff that MIT is doing and researching with fractals here: https://www.pinterest.com/mitk12videos/what-is-a-fractal-and-what-are-they-good-for/
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Creative Commons: CC BY-NC-SA, MIT
Hosted by: Yuliya Klochan
Written by: Elizabeth Choe & Yuliya Klochan
Additional Scripting by: George Zaidan
Content Reviewer: Dr. Kwang Don Choe
Executive Producer & Doodles: Elizabeth Choe
Director: George Zaidan
Camera: Adam Morrell
Editor & Motion Graphics: Per Hoel
Theme song: Anthony Thomas & Neil Aggarwal
Music: “Unanswered Questions” by Kevin Macleod (http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200025)
Fractals in nature pictures: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mandelriver.jpg and https://theyinfactor.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/236085main_milkyway-full.jpg (NASA/JPL-Caltech) and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Tchock00 and http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/db/Lightning_over_Oradea_Romania_cropped.jpg
Menger Sponge visualization from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHsFUmMFIX0
DNA chromatin fractal globule visualization courtesy of Maxim Imakaev and the Mirny Lab at MIT (http://mirnylab.mit.edu/)
MIT Radio Club, Prof. John Essignmann & Ellen Essignmann, Dr. Kwang Don Choe, Max Imakaev
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