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Nature's patterns: a tapestry in three parts

Flow by Philip Ball
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From the swirl of a wisp of smoke to eddies in rivers, and the huge persistent storm system that is the Great Spot on Jupiter, we see similar forms and patterns wherever there is flow - whether the movement of wind, water, sand, or flocks of birds. It is the complex dynamics of flow that structures our atmosphere, land, and oceans.Part of a trilogy of books exploring the science of patterns in nature by acclaimed science writer Philip Ball, this volume explores the elusive rules that govern flow - the science of chaotic behaviour.
OUP Oxford; June 2009
208 pages; ISBN 9780191579820
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Title: Flow
Author: Philip Ball
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