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Chaos

Author: James Gleick; Michael Jackson
Publisher: Studio City, CA : Dove Books on Tape, ℗1989.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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The author describes how scientists studying the growth of complexity in nature are discovering order and pattern in chaos. He explains concepts such as nonlinearity, the Butterfly Effect, universal constants, fractals, and strange attractors, and examines the work of scientists such as Mitchell J. Feigenbaum, Edward Lorenz, and Benoit Mandelbrot.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: James Gleick; Michael Jackson
ISBN: 1558001417 9781558001411
OCLC Number: 19864351
Notes: "Books on cassette."
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Performer(s): Read by Michael Jackson.
Description: 2 audiocassettes (approximately 3 hr.) : analog, Dolby processed
Responsibility: by James Gleick ; read by Michael Jackson.

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The author describes how scientists studying the growth of complexity in nature are discovering order and pattern in chaos. He explains concepts such as nonlinearity, the Butterfly Effect, universal constants, fractals, and strange attractors, and examines the work of scientists such as Mitchell J. Feigenbaum, Edward Lorenz, and Benoit Mandelbrot.

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