Tagged: fractals

Why do cauliflowers look so odd? We’ve cracked the maths behind their ‘fractal’ shape - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 09, 2021

Etienne Farcot, University of Nottingham   Have you ever stared at a cauliflower before preparing it and got lost in its stunningly beautiful pattern? Probably not, if you are in your right mind, but I reassure you it’s worth a try. What you’ll find is that what at first sight looks like an amorphous blob has a striking regularity. If … Read More

“Just So Science” – The Science that Inspires - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge May 26, 2011

Thought i’d take a break from the beautiful universe for a brief moment just to point out a couple of awesome sciency ‘things’ that i’ve found around recently! First off is an excerpt from Paul Callaghan’s speech from graduation this year as published in ‘Victorious’. Here: paulcallaghangraduationspeech2011 A credit to Paul, reading this is the first thing that has … Read More