Is the fractal Golden Curlicue cold?

  title={Is the fractal Golden Curlicue cold?},
  author={C. Pickover},
  journal={The Visual Computer},
  • C. Pickover
  • Published 2005
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • The Visual Computer
The thermodynamic properties of various plane curves are described. Computer graphics and computational recipes are included to encourage reader involvement. 

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