A new kind of science

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Wolfram Media, 2002 - Computers - 1197 pages
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"This book promises to revolutionize science as we know it" - Daily Telegraph "Stephen's magnum opus may be the book of the decade if not the century" - Arthur C Clarke Long-awaited work from one of the world's most respected scientists presents a series of dramatic discoveries never before made public. Starting with a collection of computer experiments, Wolfram shows how their unexpected results force a whole new way of looking at the universe. A seminal work of enormous importance. Includes over 950 illustrations. BBC documentary in development.

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User Review  - Jim Razinha - Goodreads

An excruciatingly long book, this one. I have immense respect for Wolfram's accomplishments, but jeez, this exploration of cellular automata and simple programs as an answer to everything knocked him ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew Sheng - Goodreads

If you can get past the author's galaxy-sized ego, this makes for a fun read. Read full review


The Foundations for a New Kind of Science
The Crucial Experiment
The World of Simple Programs

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About the author (2002)

Wolfram is the creator of Mathematica, and a well known scientist.