Design a Fractal

  • By Rachel VanCott
  • Posted 10.01.08
  • NOVA

The image of the Mandelbrot set is one of the most recognizable representations of a fractal. But what's behind the entrancing picture? In this interactive, learn a bit about how we generated our version of the iconic image, and make and save your own versions of the set.

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Create and save your own wildly colorful fractals using our generator.


Rachel VanCott
Tyler Howe
Dan Hart


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© WGBH Educational Foundation

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