What's new in mathematics?

Fractals are.


Most mathematics that you learn about in school was developed over 300 years ago. Most of the mathematics relating to fractals, was developed within the last 10-25 years. Think about that! These were studied in your life time. What else in school can you say that about? Not much!

What is mathematical about fractals? Why are they so colorful? How can you create one?

What is a fractal?