science tumbled

(selections: pretty pics / longer stories)
Diagonal cross-section of the Menger sponge, a 3-dimensional fractal. In the limit, this fractal has infinite surface area and zero volume.
Bonus lulz: apparently, there is a Taiwanese horror film where a “crippled scientist” uses a Menger sponge to “capture the energy of the spirit of a child”. I don’t even know.

Diagonal cross-section of the Menger sponge, a 3-dimensional fractal. In the limit, this fractal has infinite surface area and zero volume.

Bonus lulz: apparently, there is a Taiwanese horror film where a “crippled scientist” uses a Menger sponge to “capture the energy of the spirit of a child”. I don’t even know.