# Ball

Robert P. Munafo, 2023 Apr 17.

A colloquial name for mu-atom. This can cause confusion because in formal mathematics a ball is the set of points inside a sphere and the term for a set of points inside a circle is disk; also in the Mandelbrot set almost al the "circular" mu-atoms are not exactly circular.

revisions: 20080221 oldest on record; 20230417 "disk" vs. "ball"

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2023.

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