Tag: chaos

“Cords. Can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em.” –Two-Bit Guru Everyone knows you can put a pile of cords in a box and when you try to take the cords out of the box they are all jumbled up (although not hopelessly so unless you’re overly melodramatic). Nobody seems to know why cords get […]

In my previous two posts, I wrote about the chance events that can dramatically alter our lives and observed that Chaos Theory tells us that small actions like the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil can lead to the formation of a tornado in Texas. I wonder whether the butterfly’s wing flapping could lead […]

This post is titled after a research paper delivered by mathematician and meteorologist Edward Lorenz, who was a pioneer in Chaos Theory. Chaos Theory is a mathematical invention that refers to logistic maps, strange attractors, topological mixing, density of periodic orbits, and Lyapunov exponents, to name some of the outgrowth that has formed around chaos. […]