**UPDATE: See the bottom of this post for new, higher definition, full-colour fractals!**

*While messing around with factorials, I stumbled across some unexpected and elegant fractal images.*

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**UPDATE: See the bottom of this post for new, higher definition, full-colour fractals!**

*While messing around with factorials, I stumbled across some unexpected and elegant fractal images.*

The other day, I did a mini-investigation into an interesting maths tweet from Cliff Pickover. Here’s another:

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```Scream! The string 79873884 1st occurs in Pi at position 79873884, counting from 1st digit after the decimal point. pic.twitter.com/kcASDJSV1A

— Cliff Pickover (@pickover) April 21, 2015

This fact is beautiful, but is it surprising?

This rather elegant fact has been going round on Twitter:

“It can’t be true … can it?” Rachael Formula. More info/discussion: http://t.co/gh6Lt76si1 pic.twitter.com/sDc547kEyV

— Cliff Pickover (@pickover) April 15, 2015

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However, there are other examples of this phenomenon…