Chaos by James Gleick audiobook

Chaos: Making a New Science

By James Gleick
Read by Rob Shapiro

Random House Audio
10.89 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780307915061

James Gleick's groundbreaking bestseller introduces to a whole new audience the story of one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time. By focusing on the key figures whose genius converged to chart an innovative direction for science, Gleick makes the story of chaos theory not only fascinating but also accessible, and opens our eyes to a surprising new view of the universe.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Finalist for the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction

James Gleick's groundbreaking bestseller introduces to a whole new audience the story of one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time. By focusing on the key figures whose genius converged to chart an innovative direction for science, Gleick makes the story of chaos theory not only fascinating but also accessible, and opens our eyes to a surprising new view of the universe.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“These are fascinating stories of insight and discovery, told with a keen sense of drama and excitement…Almost every paragraph contains a jolt.” New York Times
“Taut and exciting…a fascinating illustration of how the pattern of science changes.” New York Times Book Review
“Highly entertaining…a startling look at newly discovered universal laws.” Chicago Tribune
“Gleick does an outstanding job of explaining the thought processes and investigative techniques that researchers bring to bear on chaos problems.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“A ground-breaking book about what seems to be the future of physics.” Publishers Weekly
Chaos offers an absorbing look at trailblazers on a new scientific frontier.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: James Gleick

Author Bio: James Gleick

James Gleick is a leading chronicler of science and technology, the bestselling author of Chaos, Genius, and The Information. His books have been translated into thirty languages. Gleick, a former reporter and editor of the New York Times, lives in New York.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 10.89
Audience: Adult
Language: English