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What's The Big Idea? Chaos And Uncertainty By Mary Gribbin

What's The Big Idea? Chaos And Uncertainty

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Early scientific theories made things seem completely predictable. But the real world is unpredictable, and this book explains why. The reader can find out what chaos has to do with earthquakes and avalanches, the stockmarket, Saturn's rings, evolution and special offers at the local supermarket.
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What's The Big Idea? Chaos And Uncertainty by Mary Gribbin

Early scientific theories made things seem completely predictable. But the real world is unpredictable, and this book explains why. The reader can find out what chaos has to do with earthquakes and avalanches, the stockmarket, Saturn's rings, evolution and special offers at the local supermarket.

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What's The Big Idea? Chaos And Uncertainty Reviews


ACCLAIM FOR TIME AND THE UNIVERSE:

... Covers an impressive array of physical concepts from Big Bang to Time Travel ... The Gribbins win hearts and minds ... - Times Educational Supplement

It's a wacky, comic-book guide to some boggling notions - Independent on Sunday

This outline of fresh scientific thinking should be essential reading for all budding scientists.

About Mary Gribbin


John Gribbin is a well known and highly respected science writer, broadcaster and journalist, who recently contributed to Melvyn Bragg's On Giants' Shoulders. Mary Gribbin studied psychology and teaches young people with special needs. They have co-written several children's books, as well as the Scientists in 90 minutes series (Constable).

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GOR002610493
What's The Big Idea? Chaos And Uncertainty by Mary Gribbin
Mary Gribbin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
1999-08-19
128
0340743972
9780340743973
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