This Noir Cartoon is the Best Explanation of Fractals You'll Ever See

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Maths is way more fun when it's lent some narrative, some purpose—and we've never seen a better examples than this stunning noir cartoon which explains fractals. You have to watch it.

Starring a private eye called Manny Brot, it's a brooding tale which kicks off with a bump on the head, a mysterious femme fatale and a strange encounter on a windswept peak. As Brot tries to save the dame, he faces geometric riddles and tortuous maths. This is The Case of the Missing Fractals. [TED-Ed]