Comments:Mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot dies aged 85

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R.I.P.219:00, 17 October 2010
I think he used to write on dog-eared sheets013:14, 17 October 2010

Great mathematician, great artist.

Melikamp (talk)05:17, 17 October 2010

In Benoit Mandelbrot's passing, who's work on Fractal Geometry helped create Pixar and inspire so many an appropriate tribute would be that he helped us imagine "To infinity and beyond." FractalExpolrer.com for a book on fractals.

One of the greatest mathematicians Benoit Mandelbrot and a friend died today.He will be missed. He gave an added dimension to life. I had the privilege to know him and share his passion of fractal geometry with him and his friends. I took this picture some 25 years ago when had the chance to share time with the fathers... of modern fractal geometry at UC Santa Cruz.

99.38.249.181 (talk)17:41, 17 October 2010
 

Indeed of the greatest mind in Mathematics of the 20th century. He rediscovered fractals which occurs in nature and gave them a mathematical form.

68.88.198.110 (talk)19:00, 17 October 2010
 

I think he used to write on dog-eared sheets

He supposedly used to write on dog-eared sheets because there wasn't any.

77.192.55.218 (talk)13:14, 17 October 2010