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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. Used - Good. BOOK HAS SOME WRITING AND/OR UNDERLINING IN IT BUT REMAINS IN GOOD READABLE CONDITION. paperback 100% of proceeds go to charity! Good condition with all pages in tact. Item shows signs of use and may have cosmetic defects.

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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: Making a New Science
Author
Gleick, James
Book Condition
Used - Good
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Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0143113453
ISBN 13
9780143113454
Publisher
Penguin Books
Place of Publication
New York
This edition first published
2008-08

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