Interesting article in NEW SCIENTIST looking at Cliodynamics – mathematical modelling of social events that looks for patterns from which to make predictions of the future. Reminds me of the section in the film Choice Point that talks about understanding patterns http://www.choicepointmovement.com/Members/Movie
Interesting article in BBC news today: Tibetan singing bowls give up their chaotic secrets By Jason Palmer http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13972556 Ceremonial Tibetan “singing bowls” are beginning to give up their secrets. The water-filled bowls, when rubbed with a leather-wrapped mallet, exhibit a lively dance of water droplets as they emit a haunting sound. Now slow-motion video […]
http://www.ted.com/talks/ron_eglash_on_african_fractals.html Interesting talk on TED on Fractals. In this clip he talks about Fractals in African villages. Just shows how ubiquitous these patterns are in our cultures…..
Great article covering the holographic principle on http://news.discovery.com As the Human Body Field is composed of intersecting fields causing interferences patterns – this may also be thought of in terms of a hologram also. Read an abstract here or go to the website for more details and video.. Do you ever get those days when […]
We are NES are fascinated by the Fractal nature of the Universe. As a tribute to Mandelbrot, who died last week, take a look at this article posted in the NewScientist: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2010/10/fractalist-benoit-mandelbrot-d.html And also the interview on the excellent TED website: http://www.ted.com/talks/benoit_mandelbrot_fractals_the_art_of_roughness.html Benoît Mandelbrot, who died a month shy of his 86th birthday on Thursday, […]