Saturday, October 16, 2010

The great Benoît Mandelbrot has passed away

The great Benoît Mandelbrot has passed away, in Wired:

It has yet to be confirmed by the mainstream media, but it seems that Benoît Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry and one of the most famous mathematicians of all time, has passed away about a month shy of his 86th birthday.

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