Chaos: Making a New Science Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

When William Burke returned to Santa Cruz in Chapter 9, "The Dynamical Systems Collective," he handed who a piece of paper to run through the analog computer? (from chapters 9-11)

2.

What refers to a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is a reduced-size copy of the whole? (from Chapters 5-6)

3.

Who is attributed with the following quote from Chapter 6, "Universality": "The iterating of these lines brings gold; the framing of this circle on the ground brings whirlwinds, tempests, thunder and lightning"? (from Chapters 5-6)

4.

In mathematics, what refers to a map that exhibits some sort of chaotic behavior? (from Chapters 5-6)

5.

What was the profession of Benoit Mandelbrot's mother? (from Chapters 3-4)

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