This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Chaos - This is defined as an unstable action in the presence of a stable environment.
The Butterfly Effect - Edward Lorenz is responsible for coining this term which was applied to weather experiments.
Royal McBee - This refers to the computer used by Edward Lorenz in the 1960s.
Dynamic Systems Collective - This was founded by Robert Shaw, James Crutchfield, Norman Packard, and J. Doyne Farmer.
Weather Forecasting - This was once considered an art form but became a science and mid- to long-range became a possibility.
Los Alamos National Laboratory -...
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