Importance of fundamental research

## Links

- arXiv. Open access to scientific preprints.
- EqWorld. Solutions to many types of equations.
- MathSciNet. Site to browse and search for research papers.

- American Mathematical Society (AMS).
- American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS).
- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

## More about this site

The background image is composed of a fractal generated by plotting the convergence rate of Newton's method in the complex plane. This is done for each starting point (x,y) using Newton iteration for the equation x^p + i = 0. The code was written by students at the University of Stuttgart.