Author(s): Mark Buchanan


The biggest idea in science since chaos and complexity: the discovery of a fundamental law - a single universal 'rhythm' to the workings of the world.


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Tipped by the prestigious science journal Nature as the field most likely to revolutionise science in the 21st century Comparable to James Gleick's Chaos, in its power, beauty and scope By a leading science writer who has worked closely with many of the scientists involved in the discovery Serialisation in national newspaper on hardback publication 'Refreshingly courageous and potentially very important' Guardian 'Explains better than any previous book why many fields of the natural world and human life are intrinsically unpredictable' Financial Times 'Popular science writing at its best' Nature

Mark Buchanan has a PhD from the University of Virginia. Formerly an editor at Nature and New Scientist, he is now a science writer whose articles have appeared in numerous professional and general science magazines including Scientific American and New Scientist.

General Fields

  • : 9780753812976
  • : orion
  • : orion
  • : December 2001
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark Buchanan
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 501.17
  • : 240
  • : 18 Diagram(s)