News tagged with chaos

Chaos is an inherent part of city traffic

It's not unusual for two drivers to depart from the same location, head out to the same destination, drive more or less the same speed and nevertheless arrive at dramatically different times, with one driver taking significantly ...

dateJul 21, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Probing the edge of chaos

The edge of chaos—right before chaos sets in—is a unique place. It is found in many dynamical systems that cross the boundary between a well-behaved dynamics and a chaotic one. Now, physicists have shown that the distribution—or ...

dateFeb 27, 2014 in General Physics
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Predicting a die throw

Vegas, Monte Carlo, and Atlantic City draw people from around the world who are willing to throw the dice and take their chances. Researchers from the Technical University of Lodz, Poland, have spotted something predictable ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Mathematics
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Turbulences at a standstill

For theoretical physicist Dima Shepelyansky from the CNRS-University of Toulouse, France, devising models of chaos and turbulence is his bread and butter. In a recent study published in European Physical Journal B, he presents ...

dateJul 27, 2012 in General Physics
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