I once told a neighbour, a mathematician, that as an artist I noticed that in nature patterns often repeat in a smaller and smaller recurring shapes. To my amazement he replied that a whole branch of mathematics called fractals is devoted to this. Now the patterns in this tree,  the veins of a leaf, or even the human body,  seem even more mysterious.

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