publication date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 (part of Summer 2021)

category: Science

clue: His influence on fractal geometry is immense, including coining the term itself, and it even affected how celebrity goo images are generated by algorithm.

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Mike Eberhart


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