The Mandelbrot Set is a fractal named after mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot.
This simple Flash application allows exploring this beautiful fractal.
Hover the mouse over the + or - buttons to zoom in or out.
Hover the mouse over the arrow buttons to move.
Press the R button to reset zoom and position to original state.
Keyboard S zooms in.
Keyboard D zooms out.
Keyboard arrow keys move.
This may require a fast computer to have fluent animation.
Tip: Zoom near the complex borders of the fractal to view infinitely deep complexity. Try to discover "minibrots", which are much smaller, sometimes rotated, copies of the Mandelbrot's main shape.
Update: Due to popular demand, added keyboard controls! Use CTRL+F5 or CTRL+SHIFT+R in your browser in the window that shows the flash to hard-refresh to ensure the newly uploaded flash is there. Click on the flash movie with the mouse to ensure it has keyboard focus before the keys work.