Chaos theory

1903 Chaos theory

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Henri Poincaré mathematics

Chaos theory

The three-body problem


A dynamic system is chaotic if it is sensitive to initial conditions, if each element doesn’t stay out of the others’ way, and if its orbits eventually fill the space. It is nice to be precise; however, the term chaos precedes the science and means formless or completely disordered.

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