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Chaos

by James Gleick

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New York: Viking, 1987. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket.. 8vo., 354 pp. Index. Jacket art from The Beauty of Fractals, H.-O. Peitgen and P.H. Richter, 1986 [illustrator]. Illustrated with black and white and eight [8] color plates. A history of the modern discovery of a science once considered too disorderly to bear examination. Gleick was an editor and reporter at The New York Times.

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The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theory National bestseller More than a million copies sold A work of popular science in the tradition of Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan, this 20th-anniversary edition of James Gleick’s groundbreaking bestseller Chaos introduces a whole new readership to chaos theory, one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time. From Edward Lorenz’s discovery of the Butterfly Effect, to Mitchell Feigenbaum’s calculation of a universal constant, to Benoit Mandelbrot’s concept of fractals, which created a new geometry of nature, Gleick’s engaging narrative focuses on the key figures whose genius converged to chart an innovative direction for science. In Chaos ,Gleick makes the story of chaos theory not only fascinating but also accessible to beginners, and opens our eyes to a surprising new view of the universe.

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Title
Chaos
Author
James Gleick
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket.
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Publisher
Viking
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1987
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