Beautiful examples of nature’s self-similarity

In Uncategorized on December 7, 2008 at 8:10 pm

“In mathematics, a self-similar object is exactly or approximately similar to a part of itself (i.e. the whole has the same shape as one or more of the parts). Many objects in the real world, such as coastlines, are statistically self-similar: parts of them show the same statistical properties at many scales. Self-similarity is a typical property of fractals.”Wikipedia

Neurons vs. Universe

Neurons vs. Universe

Galaxy vs. Tornado

Galaxy vs. Tornado

Rock vs. Terrain

Rock vs. Terrain

Cloud vs. Cotton

Cloud vs. Cotton

Moss vs. Forest

Moss vs. Forest

Romanesco vs. Romanesco

Romanesco vs. Romanesco

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