Using a simple set of mathematical rules, a very intricate geometry can be created in the form of fractals. The Sierpinski triangle is a famous example.
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Ian Stewart gave the 1997 Christmas Lectures "The Magical Maze" about hows how maths governs almost every aspect of our lives, ranging from our birthdays to American game shows, calling in at panthers, petals, and the logic of chaos.
In his fourth lecture, Ian Stewart sets out to bring order into chaos by using mathematics.
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