Chaos - Chaos Fractals Slide 15-30 Deluge c 1514 Mannering...

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Slide 15-30: Deluge, c. 1514. Mannering p. 68 Finally, Leonardo appeared to anticipate the current interest in chaos and fractals with his drawings of turbulence and of the deluge, which he described in great detail in his notebooks. And listen to him talking about the stains on a wall. "I cannot forbear to mention . .. a new device for study . .. which may seem trivial and almost ludicrous . .. [but] is extremely useful in arousing the mind . .. Look at a wall spotted with stains, or with a mixture of stones . .. you may discover a resemblance to landscapes . .. battles with figures in action . .. strange faces and costumes . .. and an endless variety of objects . .. According to Augusto Marinoni, confusedly, like the sound of bells in whose jangle you may find any name or word you choose to imagine . It almost sound like a description of a fractal pattern. Leonardo's Treatise on Painting Slide 15-24: The Trattato
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