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Did You Know ? (Vol. 11)

Journal Entry: Thu Jan 20, 2011, 1:11 AM
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Fractal is a nature artwork


Yeah, the first real application we could found for fractal is simply the nature. A lot’s of things around us are fractals.

Look at this Romanesco (a cross between broccoli and Cauliflower, which accentuates the great fractal spiral patterns on the top. Tastes a-ok too)

Fractal Broccoli II by aleksandarrodic


This was one of the first discovered “natural” fractal.
But a lot’s of naturals fractals had been discover since,

"Sea shell animals" could develop a fractal pattern too :

Quaternion Brocade by roddh


Even Leafs or thunderstrikes are fractals.



As an example, this guy has been hit by a thunder strike which leave him forever a fractal on his back (actually this is the spread of the thunder :meow:)




Even at home YOU could create a natural fractal with something you all have near you.

Take a CD, put it in the microwave for 3-4 sec MAX and you will see the CD surface starting making sparkles then it will stop (it make sparkle for max : 1sec, that's really quick) when there's no more sparkles STOP THE MICROWAVE !

Please be carefull when trying this experience, we will be in no way guilty of any damage that may come with this experience !

When you will put it off you will see another "natural" fractal like this one :



So now take a closer look around you and you will found a thousand of others wonderful natural fractal.



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:iconspamkiller:
Spamkiller Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love you. :meow:
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mushroom-pride Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yay! I wrote a paper about fractals in nature ♥

I found one in the kidney of a cat I disected in bio, the arteries created something like the lightning pattern :)
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Gwendolyn12 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I love this.:meow:
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SaTaNiA Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:dummy: Me too :meow: :dummy:
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Gwendolyn12 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
:la:
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jonathoncomfortreed Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011  Student Photographer
Niice. :nod:
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SaTaNiA Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:dummy:
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lost-angle Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This has been entered in #dA-Dictionary's Dictionary Entries.
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SaTaNiA Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :hug:
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lost-angle Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
no problem!
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