Chaos: Making a New Science

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Vintage, 1997 - Chaos - 352 pages
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This book brings together different work in the new field of physics called the chaos theory, an extension of classical mechanics, in which simple and complex causes are seen to interact. Mathematics may only be able to solve simple linear equations which experiment has pushed nature into obeying in a limited way, but now that computers can map the whole plane of solutions of non-linear equations a new vision of nature is revealed. The implications are staggeringly universal in all areas of scientific work and philosophical thought.

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Good semi-layman overview of Chaos theory - Goodreads
General introduction to chaos. - Goodreads
Such insight and engaging. - Goodreads
Pretty pictures, too. - Goodreads
Great introduction to chaos theory and it's history. - Goodreads
I now have more insight into why. - Goodreads

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I have no idea what I just read but I think I liked it. Read full review

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User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

Read because of a love of entropy... All things will come to fail. Read full review

About the author (1997)

He wrote the worldwide bestseller Chaos, which was nominated for the National Book Award. He was the 1990 McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University.

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