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Chaos: Making a New Science - James Gleick
Chaos: Making a New Science
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The twentieth-anniversary edition of the million-copy-plus Bestseller THIS EDITION of James Gleick?s groundbreaking bestseller introduces to a whole new readership the story of one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time. By focusing on the key figures whose genius... show more
The twentieth-anniversary edition of the million-copy-plus Bestseller THIS EDITION of James Gleick?s groundbreaking bestseller introduces to a whole new readership the story of one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time. By focusing on the key figures whose genius converged to chart an innovative direction for science, Gleick makes the story of chaos theory not only fascinating but also accessible, and opens our eyes to a surprising new view of the universe.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143113454 (0143113453)
ASIN: 143113453
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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هزاميري
هزاميري rated it
0.0 Chaos: The Making of a New Science
critical pointهذا الكتاب لم يزدني الا تساؤلات عن النقطة الحرجة التي بعدها ينقلب اي نظام لفوضى والتبؤء بها وبكيفية استحداثها او سحبها او عالاقل تقليل مدتهالكن لو عرف العالم شيئا كهذاهل من االممكن ان يقوم مجموعة اصوليين باستحضار فوضى عارمة املا في حياة جديدة ؟؟؟
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it
The kind of book that just blows your mind with how cool it all is, and why doesn't anyone teach science like THIS. Because of this book, and the many delights that have followed, I am a lover of popular science writing. And also, I've learned way more than I ever did in school.
TatianaBoshenka
TatianaBoshenka rated it
This was a great introduction to the subject. It turns out nonlinear systems are everywhere. Engineers have fooled ourselves by linearizing things for so long. We've basically pretended nonlinear responses are linear, so that we can deal with them. It turns out there is some extremely surprising ...
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