The Resource What shape is a snowflake?, Ian Stewart

What shape is a snowflake?, Ian Stewart

Label
What shape is a snowflake?
Title
What shape is a snowflake?
Statement of responsibility
Ian Stewart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
WIQ
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1945-
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Stewart, Ian
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH323.5
LC item number
.S747 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Biomathematics
  • Symmetry
  • Mathematics in nature
  • Natural history
  • Pattern perception
Label
What shape is a snowflake?, Ian Stewart
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-219) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Part One: Principles & Patterns -- 1 The Puzzle -- 2 Nature's Patterns -- 3 What is a Pattern? -- Part Two: The Mathematical World -- 4 One Dimension -- 5 Mirror Symmetry -- 6 Rotational Symmetry -- 7 Tiling Patterns -- 8 Spots & Stripes -- 9 Three Dimensions -- 10 Scale & Spirals -- 11 Time -- Part Three: Simplicity & Complexity -- 12 Complexity & Catastrophe -- 13 Fractal Geometry -- 14 Order in Chaos -- 15 Laws of Nature -- 16 The Answer -- Glossary -- Further Reading -- Index -- Acknowledgements
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (mostly color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036923983
Label
What shape is a snowflake?, Ian Stewart
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-219) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Part One: Principles & Patterns -- 1 The Puzzle -- 2 Nature's Patterns -- 3 What is a Pattern? -- Part Two: The Mathematical World -- 4 One Dimension -- 5 Mirror Symmetry -- 6 Rotational Symmetry -- 7 Tiling Patterns -- 8 Spots & Stripes -- 9 Three Dimensions -- 10 Scale & Spirals -- 11 Time -- Part Three: Simplicity & Complexity -- 12 Complexity & Catastrophe -- 13 Fractal Geometry -- 14 Order in Chaos -- 15 Laws of Nature -- 16 The Answer -- Glossary -- Further Reading -- Index -- Acknowledgements
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (mostly color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036923983

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