Saturday, October 16, 2010

Benoit Mandelbrot, R. I. P.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Benoit Mandelbrot (ben-WAH' MAN'-dul-braht), a well-known mathematician who was largely responsible for developing the field of fractal geometry, has died. He was 85.

His wife, Aliette, says he died Thursday of pancreatic cancer. He had lived in Cambridge, Mass.

1 comment:

Seepy Benton said...

He had the courage to look at reality differently and then lead us into his paradise.