Chaos Making A New Science

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From fractals to ‘the butterfly effect’, the revolutionary chaos theory explains why we cannot predict the weather or the National Lottery but locates simple patterns within the disorder.

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Uncover one of the most exciting frontiers of modern physics in this fascinating, insightful and accessible overview of Chaos theory.

‘An exceedingly readable introduction to a new intellectual world’ Observer

From the turbulence of the weather to the complicated rythmns of the human heart, ‘chaos’ is at the centre of our day to day lives. Cutting across several scientific disciplines, James Gleick explores and elucidates the science of the unpredicatable with an immensely readable narrative style and flair.

‘An awe-inspiring book. Reading Chaos gave me the sensation that someone had just found the light-switch’ Douglas Adams

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Weight0.267 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 2.3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

352

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

003.857 (edition:21)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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