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False Mandelbrot Byways No. 32 by element90 False Mandelbrot Byways No. 32 :iconelement90:element90 5 0 Geometric Patterns No. 18 by element90 Geometric Patterns No. 18 :iconelement90:element90 5 1 Geometric Tree No. 3 by element90 Geometric Tree No. 3 :iconelement90:element90 5 1 Unequal Gnarls by element90 Unequal Gnarls :iconelement90:element90 6 1 Rococo No. 11 by element90 Rococo No. 11 :iconelement90:element90 4 0 False Multibrot Byways No. 6 by element90 False Multibrot Byways No. 6 :iconelement90:element90 5 0 False Mandelbrot Byways No. 31 by element90 False Mandelbrot Byways No. 31 :iconelement90:element90 5 0 Geometric Patterns No. 17 by element90 Geometric Patterns No. 17 :iconelement90:element90 7 0 Geometric Tree No. 2 by element90 Geometric Tree No. 2 :iconelement90:element90 3 0 Lone Gnarl by element90 Lone Gnarl :iconelement90:element90 5 0 Rococo No. 10 by element90 Rococo No. 10 :iconelement90:element90 4 0 Bridges in Blue by element90 Bridges in Blue :iconelement90:element90 3 0 False Mandelbrot Byways No. 30 by element90 False Mandelbrot Byways No. 30 :iconelement90:element90 4 2 Geometric Patterns.No. 16 by element90 Geometric Patterns.No. 16 :iconelement90:element90 35 4 Strange Hive by element90 Strange Hive :iconelement90:element90 3 0 Geometric Trees by element90 Geometric Trees :iconelement90:element90 4 0

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Dragon's Ear, Pit And Eye by aegiandyad Dragon's Ear, Pit And Eye :iconaegiandyad:aegiandyad 18 6 Thunder hand by zardo Thunder hand :iconzardo:zardo 575 55 It's The Same Old Song by Joe-Maccer It's The Same Old Song :iconjoe-maccer:Joe-Maccer 197 141 Trembling by dark-beam Trembling :icondark-beam:dark-beam 65 44 Mengerbranches by PersistentAura Mengerbranches :iconpersistentaura:PersistentAura 314 19 Colorful madness by bubus666 Colorful madness :iconbubus666:bubus666 154 46 From birth to death.... by eReSaW From birth to death.... :iconeresaw:eReSaW 91 23 From a flight by Inprojectscope From a flight :iconinprojectscope:Inprojectscope 8 6 Tiles by GeoffSimmonds Tiles :icongeoffsimmonds:GeoffSimmonds 4 0 ..: Strange - II :.. by Mademoiselle-P ..: Strange - II :.. :iconmademoiselle-p:Mademoiselle-P 47 22 Voice vs Toreador by eReSaW Voice vs Toreador :iconeresaw:eReSaW 16 2 Extruding Life by rosshilbert Extruding Life :iconrosshilbert:rosshilbert 15 0 The Machine Demands A Sacrifice by aegiandyad The Machine Demands A Sacrifice :iconaegiandyad:aegiandyad 11 0 Blue plant by brokenbokeh Blue plant :iconbrokenbokeh:brokenbokeh 81 114 What the War Lost by timemit What the War Lost :icontimemit:timemit 26 19 Firewall Spiral by fraxialmadness3 Firewall Spiral :iconfraxialmadness3:fraxialmadness3 36 3



Here is a selection of my favourites.

Fox by Skia exposed by the wind by eReSaW Random Array by VickyM72 Reveal the Depths by FlorentCourty after... by Konczey-Zsolt
Rise of the Sigma Anomaly by JP-Talma Yellow Jacket Wasp 2 by RyBH Going Supernova by dainbramage1 frost 119 by JasonKaiser Delicate connections by eReSaW
Drops on a head by kimerajam tiny details by 14th-division:thumb268078572: Apocalypse Tower by MaximeCourty Salbei by feigenfrucht
Let the Sunshine In by eReSaW Secret Microcity II by bib993:thumb293462118: Morning Lull by ChadRouthier A Simple Pearl by bobsuncle1


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Mark Eggleston
United Kingdom
Obviously that isn't me.

I've been interested in fractals since the "Computer Recreations" column in the November 1987 issue of the Scientic American.

The first fractal image I produced was in black and white using a dot matrix printer and the program was written in Pascal on a PDP-11 minicomputer using the RSX-11M+ operating system. This was sometime in 1989 when I should have been using the equipment for work.

All the fractals in my gallery have been produced using my own programs.

The programs for Linux and Windows 7 are available for download at Element90 Fractals.

I'm also on RedBubble…


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FractalMonster Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
.. and thanks also for the :+fav: of Flower in the Night :wave:
IvanRostoff Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
Finally! Someone who shares my love of thorium!
element90 Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
Thorium 232 should be the basis of the fuel system for Nuclear power stations as it can be used to produce Uranium 233 which is the most fissile of the Uranium isotopes it will, split 80% of the time if hit by a neutron. The best part about using Thorium is the LTFR or Liquid Thorium Fluoride Reactor which operates at normal atmospheric pressure, the fuel is already molten so meltdown is not a problem. All nuclear power stations currently use solid fuel which is then regarded as waste when only 0.7% of the Uranium has been used, a LFTR can use 100% of its fuel.

There are many advantages of using Thorium, it just needs some investment and much cheaper and smaller power stations will result with greatly reduced waste. In fact the Uranium in the solid fuel can be used in the LFTR so that the so called waste can be used as fuel because after all the Thorium is there only to produce more Uranium 233. The heat produced by a LTFR has at least two very useful applications: de-salinisation of sea water and the production of synthetic hydrocarbons such as methane, petroleum spirit ("petrol" in the UK, "gas" in the US) for cars, diesel for lorries, taxis, buses etc. all from water and carbon dioxide.

So, yes I am a fan of Thorium.

Regarding Mars and Phobos for an other of your comments, those programs were never released to the general public and I stopped development on them when they became the basis for Saturn and Titan which have been released and currently at version 3.0.1 for Linux and Windows. I working on version 4.0.0 which is based on the Qt tool kit instead of Gtkmm so Saturn and Titan will be available for OS X in addition to Linux and Windows.
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