This equation will change how you see the world (the logistic map)

The logistic map connects fluid convection, neuron firing, the Mandelbrot set and so much more. Fasthosts Techie Test competition is now closed! Learn more about Fasthosts here: https://www.fasthosts.co.uk/veritasium Code for interactives is available below…

Animations, coding, interactives in this video by Jonny Hyman 🙌 Try the code yourself: https://github.com/jonnyhyman/Chaos

References: James Gleick, Chaos Steven Strogatz, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

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Robert Shaw, The Dripping Faucet as a Model Chaotic System https://archive.org/details/ShawRober…

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