APR 22, 2013 02:35 PM PDT

How Math is Visual

WRITTEN BY: Jennifer Ellis


Papers from Benoit Mandelbrot's office offer a peek into the mathematician's thinking process. His work and that of his contemporaries show how images can inform theory and discovery.
About the Author
  • I love all things science and am passionate about bringing science to the public through writing. With an M.S. in Genetics and experience in cancer research, marketing and technical writing, it is a pleasure to share the latest trends and findings in science on LabRoots.
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