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Chaos By James Gleick

Chaos
by James Gleick

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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' ObserverFrom the turbulence of the weather to the complicated rythmns of the human heart, `chaos' is at the centre of our day to day lives.
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Chaos by James Gleick

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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Chaos Reviews


"Fascinating... Almost every paragraph contains a jolt" * New York Times *
"Highly entertaining...a startling look at newly discovered universal laws" * Chicago Tribune *

About James Gleick


James Gleick was born in New York City and graduated from Harvard College. For ten years he was an editor at the New York Times. Chaos: Making a New Science was a 1987 National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize nominee, and has been translated into eighteen languages. His most recent book is Genius: Richard Feynman and modern physics. He lives in New York with his wife and their son.

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GOR001258745
Chaos by James Gleick
James Gleick
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1996-11-04
368
0749386061
9780749386061
N/A
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