Decease of Professor Benoit Mandelbrot

Professor Benoit Mandelbrot passed away on the 14th of October in Cambridge, Mass.
Mandelbrot is known for his outstanding contributions to fractal geometry and applications to many scientific
fields, like physics, biology and finance.
More information at
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/17/us/17mandelbrot.html?_r=2