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Chaos: Making a New Science

Chaos: Making a New Science

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Chaos: Making a New Science

by Gleick, James

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Penguin Books, 2008-08-26. 20th Anniversary ed. Paperback. Good. 8x5x1. Cover is different than one pictured. Minor wear to page edges and corners. Binding tight.Paperback.Stickers on back cover. Name on inside cover, otherwise, No writing, highlighting, or marks in text.

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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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Bookseller
Night Heron Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
749644
Title
Chaos: Making a New Science
Author
Gleick, James
Format/Binding
Paperback
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
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Edition
20th Anniversary ed
ISBN 10
0143113453
ISBN 13
9780143113454
Publisher
Penguin Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2008-08-26
Size
8x5x1
X weight
14 oz

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