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A fractal pattern is a kind of equation occurring all around us in nature. So what's a fractal and what does it have to do with nautiluses, romanesco broccoli, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, peacocks, and predicting diseases?

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This video is part three of EXPERIMENTALS : NAUTILUSES. Watch the full episode here https://youtu.be/CkJ1MKMO0MI

To learn more about the nautilus (ancient marine mollusc and metaphor magnet) go to https://www.popsci.com.

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Video by Tom McNamara

"Nature's Math Equation"
Narrated by Eleanor Cummins

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APM

Media
Jacopo Werther ("Romanesco broccoli," Wikimedia)
Pat Leahy ("Ferns," Flickr)
Egor Kamelev ("Snowflake," Pexels)
Murray Foubister ("Bolivias' Salar de Uyuni," Flickr)
NASA
Pond5
Burns Library, Boston College ("3D glasses," Flickr)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - Paramount Pictures, 1982
The Information Machine - IBM/Charles and Ray Eames, 1958
-Alan Chan, Jack A. Tuszynski - R. Soc. open sci. 2016 3 160558; DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160558. Published 7 December 2016 - Automatic prediction of tumour malignancy in breast cancer with fractal dimension (Image of a 40× slide of ductal carcinoma, after binarization and edge detection)
Prelinger Archive

Acknowledgements
Erin Chapman
Biology Department, City University of New York, Brooklyn College
Naomi Lewandowski, City University of New York, Brooklyn College
Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress

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