Does God Play Dice?: The New Mathematics of ChaosSince the dramatic discovery of the mathematical concept of chaos in 1989, the controversy of its contents has settled down. This revised edition of Does God Play Dice? takes a fresh look at its achievements and potential. With a new preface and three completely new chapters, it includes the latest practical applications of chaos theory, such as developing intelligent heart pacemakers. All this provides a fascinating new answer to Einstien's question which provided the title of this book. 
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Review: Does God Play Dice?: The New Mathematics of Chaos
User Review  GoodreadsBefore we start with the review, let's take a moment to appreciate how good of a science communicator Ian Stewart is. Now on with the nitty gritty. When faced with accepting Quantum Mechanics ... Read full review
Contents
Chaos from Order  1 
Equations for Everything  18 
The Laws of Error  37 
Copyright  
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