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This is probably the most important image in Chaos theory- of the Lorenz attractor. It is an illustration of what many people know as the butterfly effect- the concept that a slight change could result in a hugely different outcome.
The image corresponds to the function in three dimensions of two different variables that differ by a very small amount.