Chaos: Making a New Science
The author describes how scientists studying the growth of complexity in nature are discovering order and pattern in chaos. He explains concepts such as nonlinearity, the Butterfly Effect, universal constants, fractals, and strange attractors, and examines the work of scientists such as Mitchell J. Feigenbaum, Edward Lorenz, and Benoit Mandelbrot.
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Great groundbreaking book introducing chaos, with fractals, strange attractors, the Butterfly Effect, and much more!
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Review: Chaos: The Making of a New ScienceUser Review - Craig Penrose - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book, I am glad I read it. I comprehended less than I would have liked, but it is a testament to the author that he kept my interest peaked. Perhaps being able to understand the word ... Read full review
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