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Fractals: a natural phenomenon or a mathematical set that exhibits a repeating pattern that displays at every scale. (Wikipedia) You can find them in frost, lightening, and even broccoli. They're in our DNA, used for computer graphics, and in cornrow braids.
Can you identify these natural fractals?
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FYI: The title story from Ursa Major And Other Stories is available this week to download for free.
Something with a heavy gait and a taste for donuts lurks in the woods behind Josh Surrel's new house in Caribou, Maine. Not that he has much time to worry about it. As the new kid in school, he's got to figure out quickly whether to join the outcasts or the bullies, if he's got the guts to speak to the prettiest girl in ELA, and the answers to his hideous math homework before he lands in detention. Yet when everything goes wrong, these problems become meaningless. Josh finds himself alone in the dark, freezing in a freak September snow storm, searching for the one thing he's most afraid of . . .
Approx. 83 pages* (21K words)