chaos

Kinetic theory bridges the gap between the big and the small to understand systems made up of many components: from plasmas to people.

This year's Abel Prize goes to the "true virtuoso" Dennis Sullivan.

Get a fish to teach you chaos theory!

Want to understand chaos? Then have a look at Smale's famous horseshoe map.

Want to understand chaos? Then have a look at this famous brainchild of the mathematician Stephen Smale.

How a maths competition spawned the foundations of chaos theory.

How simples rules can result in very complex outcomes.

If you thought that billiards was a harmless game to play in the pub, think again. It's a breeding ground for chaos!

Artur Avila tells us about taming chaos.

Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?

Artur Avila is being honoured for "formidable technical power, the ingenuity and tenacity of a master problem-solver, and an unerring sense for deep and
significant questions."

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