Category: pareidolia

Emojis of the cosmosPareidolia  is a psychological phenomenon in…

Emojis of the cosmos

Pareidolia  is a psychological phenomenon in which the mind responds to a stimulus, usually an image or a sound, by perceiving a familiar pattern where none exists.

These are merely some images of stars and galaxies taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. But what do you see ?

BuddhabrotThe Buddhabrot is an interesting fractal rendering…

Buddhabrot

The Buddhabrot is an interesting fractal rendering technique for displaying the Mandelbrot Set.

Its name reflects its pareidolic resemblance to classical depictions of Gautama Buddha, seated in a meditation pose with a forehead mark (tikka) and traditional topknot (ushnisha).

* Read more interesting things about Buddhabrot and Nebulabrot here

** Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon in which the mind responds to an image or a sound, by perceiving a familiar pattern where none exists. Check out more examples of pareidolia here