Benoit Mandelbrot, RIP

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Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, has died. He was 85.

"Fractal geometry is not just a chapter of mathematics, but one that helps Everyman to see the same world differently." -Benoit Mandelbrot (1924-2010)

"Benoit Mandelbrot the Maverick, 1924-2010" (The Atlantic)

Long Live Mandelbrot (Imaginary Foundation)