Sync

Sync : The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order

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"Sync" is the story of a dazzling kind of order in the universe, the harmony that comes from cycles in sync. The tendency to synchronize is one of the most far-reaching drives in all of nature. It extends from people to planets and from animals to atoms. Steve Strogatz looks at human sleep rhythms, menstrual synchrony, insect swarms, superconductors, lasers, heart rhythms and codes, showing how self-organization produces our coherent world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 155 x 234 x 27mm | 524g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • ALLEN LANE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0713996218
  • 9780713996210

About Steven H. Strogatz

Professor of applied maths at Cornell and one of the world's leading researchers into chaos, complexity and synchronization. His previous book, a textbook about chaos theory, is a true cult book within science.
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