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What shape is a snowflake?

Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freedman, 2001.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stewart, Ian, 1945-
What shape is a snowflake?.
New York : W.H. Freedman, 2001
(DLC) 2002280019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Stewart
OCLC Number: 1036923983
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color))
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Part One: Principles & Patterns --
1 The Puzzle --
2 Nature's Patterns --
3 What is a Pattern? --
Part Two: The Mathematical World --
4 One Dimension --
5 Mirror Symmetry --
6 Rotational Symmetry --
7 Tiling Patterns --
8 Spots & Stripes --
9 Three Dimensions --
10 Scale & Spirals --
11 Time --
Part Three: Simplicity & Complexity --
12 Complexity & Catastrophe --
13 Fractal Geometry --
14 Order in Chaos --
15 Laws of Nature --
16 The Answer --
Glossary --
Further Reading --
Index --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Ian Stewart.
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