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Codebreaking Our Future by Michael Lee

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Notes

Chapter 7

  1. Wolfram, A New Kind of Science (2002) 1187.
  2. Wolfram, A New Kind of Science (2002) 973.
  3. Strogatz, Sync: the emerging science of spontaneous order (2003) 184.
  4. Richeson, Euler’s Gem – the polyhedron formula and the birth of topology (2008) 2.
  5. ‘Dung beetles navigate by the stars’, 25 January 2013, Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/jan/25/dung-beetles-navigate-stars The researchers say their findings represent the first proven use of the Milky Way for orientation in the animal kingdom: ‘African ball-rolling dung beetles exploit the sun, the moon, and the celestial polarization pattern to move along straight paths, away from the intense competition at the dung pile. Even on clear moonless nights, many beetles still manage ...

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