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The secret life of chaos

Author: Nic StaceyLeigh BrzeskiCassian HarrisonPaul SenBritish Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand. Professor Jim Al-Khalili sets out to uncover one of the great mysteries of science - how does a universe that starts off as dust end up with intelligent life? How does order emerge from  Read more...
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Named Person: Alan Mathison Turing; Boris Pavlovich Belousov; Edward Norton Lorenz; Benoit B Mandelbrot
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nic Stacey; Leigh Brzeski; Cassian Harrison; Paul Sen; British Broadcasting Corporation.; SBS-TV
OCLC Number: 780088181
Notes: Recorded off-air from SBS1 5 April 2011. This copy made 14 April 2011.
Credits: Produced and directed by Nic Stacey; Editor, Leigh Brzeski; Executive producer for the BBC, Cassian Harrison; Executive producer, Paul Sen.
Cast: Presented by Al-Khalil.
Details: Region 4 DVD.

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Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand. Professor Jim Al-Khalili sets out to uncover one of the great mysteries of science - how does a universe that starts off as dust end up with intelligent life? How does order emerge from disorder?

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