Saturday, 8 July 2017

Arthur C Clarke on the Mandelbrot Set, soundtrack by David Gilmour

quote [ In 1995, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the futurist and science fiction writer most well known for his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, presented a television documentary on the 1980 discovery of the Mandelbrot Set

Clarke narrates the 54-minute film, which includes interviews with important mathematicians, including Benoît Mandelbrot himself. David Gilmour, the guitarist for Pink Floyd, provides the soundtrack. It's hard to imagine a more perfect combination. ]

A superb way to while away an hour on a relaxing Saturday afternoon
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Good]
[by pleaides@6:26amGMT]

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