Sense of Scale

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Now you can see those tiny fractal fleas more closely. They're not exact replicas of the Big Flea at the start, but they're pretty close. In fact, this fractal, like all fractals, is "self-similar." No matter how much you magnify certain portions of the colorful boundary area of a Mandelbrot set, you will come upon particular shapes, like our fractal flea, that closely resemble shapes you've already seen at lower magnification.

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