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The self-made tapestry : pattern formation in nature

Author: Philip Ball; Neil R Borley
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explains how nature's patterns - the markings on animals, windblown ripples of sand, the forms of water in motion - are woven by self-organization, through simple, local interactions  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ball; Neil R Borley
ISBN: 0198502443 9780198502449
OCLC Number: 751478833
Description: VI, [2], 287 s. : il. ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword. Preface. Patterns. 2: Bubbles. 3: Waves. 4: Bodies. 5: Branches. 6: Breakdowns. 7: Fluids. 8: Grains. 9: Communities. 10: Principles. Appendices. Bibliography
Responsibility: Philip Ball.

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