Electro-Fractal Cosmos

Hoag Object

Hoag Object

The universe contains families of fractals shapes (hierarchies) wherever we look. Zooming in on the Hoag object and the Cartwheel Galaxy reveals miniature versions, as with the Koch curve. Tip: these faint details are better seen with magnification in a photo editing program.

Cartwheel Galaxy Centre (Anup Rej)

Cartwheel Galaxy Centre (Anup Rej)

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The mere presence of such typical fractals means that the universe is not random. It can only be the product of an organising process.

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