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Mystery of the Real 3D Mandelbrot Fractal

Mystery of the Real 3D Mandelbrot Fractal
They're all very nice, but imagine such pictures in three dimensions, with all the advantages that 3D can allow such as parallax, perspective, and richer detail along with subtle light sourcing, shadows, and reflections. And actually, it turns out there are quite a few '3D' Mandelbot pics out there if you look..... Mandelbrot Flavours .....But are they the real McCoy, or just pale imitations? In fact, whenever you see a so-called 3D Mandelbrot image, roughly speaking, they can be divided into four types: Existence of 3D Mandelbrot set? No, the thing I've been looking for has the essential characteristics of the traditional 2D Mandelbrot, but extended to 3 dimensions. We can try and guess the overall shape's outline too. Below is a third visualization using a formula I created based on pseudo 3 dimensional complex numbers (and nicely rendered by Thomas Ludwig). Also see Thomas' amazing metallic render of the same design. Search as long as you like. Let's take that last quote. External links:

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