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RIP Benoît Mandelbrot

2010-10-17 16:58:54.507116+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

NYTimes: Benoît Mandelbrot dead at 85. WaPo article.

In the SE thread "todde" says:

He will be buried in a 6x3 foot grave with an infinite perimeter

comments in ascending chronological order (reverse):

#Comment Re: made: 2010-10-18 04:57:50.483652+00 by: ebradway

Thanks for that... I was worried the death of the Mother of Beaver would totally eclipse the death of the Father of Fractals...

#Comment Re: made: 2010-10-22 00:23:17.219513+00 by: Shawn

My favorite comment was:

I've always like to imagine that, actually, the "B" stood for "Benoît B. Mandelbrot"