Useful AND Beautiful

One of the main reasons for operating a site like "When Will I Use Math" is to highlight the practical applications of math in everyday life.

But often we don’t step back and give enough attention to the aesthetic beauty that can also be found in math functions. Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot passed away last week at 85. During his lifetime, he worked to bring fractal mathematics out of obscurity.

Have a look at this site which pays tribute to Mendelbrot’s work.