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Sunday, April 20, 2008

Chaos Theory Pioneer Dies

Edward N. Lorenz, A founder of Chaos theory, died this past week, his MIT obituary. I attended his lectures in the 70s and was very impressed by their implications. Methods in these areas have not yet seen as broad a practical application as expected then, but give us some insightful hints into how the physical world may be ordered, and how difficult it may be to predict precisely.

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