Deterministic Chaos

6.B. Introduction to Chaos

First, a curious historical note: chaos has been discovered several times in the last century.
Next, we give a simple characterization of chaos.
Third, we show the main bad news associated with chaos. Together with the belief that chaos is common in nature, the lack of long-term predictability called into question the role of science to predict the outcome of experiments.

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