Brazzaville Beach - The Wave Albatross and The Night Heron; Noise or Signal; The Margin of Error; the Inverse Cascade Summary & Analysis

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The Wave Albatross and The Night Heron; Noise or Signal; The Margin of Error; the Inverse Cascade Summary

In the ensuing four chapters, Hope fluctuates from the past to the present, and one gains some insight into the personality of John Clearwater. Clearwater is a mathematician, high strung and restless and absorbed in his work. The married quickly after meeting, and Hope believes that her life has gained purpose and fulfillment. As newlyweds, there is great intimacy, and Hope attempts to understand John's work, specifically related to turbulence. He is attempting to discover if turbulence as a phenomenon is characterized by determined mathematical patterns or just unpredictable sounds. If turbulence were found to be unpredictable, what would that tell man about his universe? During this research, he is spending...

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