publication date: Saturday, July 6, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Science

clue: In our fractured era, politicians funded by the Koch brothers might call liberals snowflakes, but this mathematician gave us a classic fractal for any era.

explanation: Von Koch developed the Koch snowflake, one of the earliest and most famous of all fractals. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Aaron Shurtleff.

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