|The complete Mandelbrot set, probably the best-known fractal.
|Below, the area in the red box has been magnified ten times.
|Another power of ten reveals the Mandelbrot set again. It has been rotated with respect to the original, and is surrounded by patterns of tendrils. The M-set contains an infinite number of such copies of itself, each with a different outer pattern. The designs get more complex as magnification increases.
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