Thank you Sydney for the winning name! I can't declare winner on Facebook because their rules distance themselves from contest liability. I didn't know the definition of oracle included the knowledge & wisdom passed from an oracle, but now I realize the name fits perfectly.
If you back out far enough to see some of the shape the atoms are forming, you are too far away to see them. So I made them reflect a common tree. And like looking at shapes in the clouds, it's easy to see things in the tree as well.
My PC updated to Windows 10, and it seemed to go flawlessly until trying to run the scripts to setup this image. Permissions were easy to fix, but an unused mysterious missing font turned out to be the thorn in the watermarking script.
Fractal Flame image. This is how I imagine an Atom would photograph, if we could get a live action shot. We never can though, as light can't bounce off all those parts fast enough to be captured like this.
This is a fractal image. The spectral lens flare isn't added, it is actully part of the fractal. I am adding a category for fractals, and will be adding several more soon. See the search page to select the gallery.
The space scenes are the most clicked on in the Sci-Fi gallery, so I will be adding more planetary images. They will probably remain in the sci-fi gallery, as the scaling and positioning of even the most realistic scenes, will still be dictated by composition more than reality.