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28 Nov 2023 04:02:32 EST (-0500)
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From: Kenneth
Date: 14 Jul 2017 00:50:00
Message: <web.59684c949943764883fb31c0@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> It reminds me of the first time I discovered what gave rise to a Wada
> Basin.
> http://paulbourke.net/fractals/wada/

I had never heard of a Wada Basin until now. Fascinating. (And equally so
because the effect was actually given a name!!) It's interesting that the paper
discusses using FOUR touching spheres, but the image examples use only three.
Seems that an odd number of spheres creates a more interesting look than an even
number (my opinion, anyway.) Maybe that's because familiar kaleidoscope images
are usually of 3,5 or 7 repeated 'segments', and I'm just used to that
arrangement. A learned response, in other words.

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