Measuring Fractal Dimension ?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sun Jun 28 23:01:02 EDT 2009

greg wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> one minute the grenade is sitting there, stable as can be, the next 
>> it's an expanding cloud of gas and metal fragments.
> I'm not sure that counts as "discontinuous" in the mathematical
> sense. If you were to film the grenade exploding and play it
> back slowly enough, the process would actually look fairly
> smooth.

radioactive emission might be a better example then.
I do not believe there is any acceleration like you see with grenade 
fragments.  Certainly, none with em radiation. Nothing....emission at 
light speed.

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