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The Resource Patterns in nature : why the natural world looks the way it does, Philip Ball

Patterns in nature : why the natural world looks the way it does, Philip Ball

Label
Patterns in nature : why the natural world looks the way it does
Title
Patterns in nature
Title remainder
why the natural world looks the way it does
Statement of responsibility
Philip Ball
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ball, Philip
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pattern formation (Physical sciences)
  • Pattern formation (Biology)
  • Geometry in nature
  • Nature
Label
Patterns in nature : why the natural world looks the way it does, Philip Ball
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Spots and stripes: how the zebra paints its coat
  • Symmetry: why your left is like your right (and why it's different)
  • Fractals: why mountains look like molehills
  • Spirals: why there's maths in snails and sunflowers
  • Flow: patterns in motion
  • Waves and dunes: how to make a chemical clock
  • Bubbles and foam: why bees know best and froth inspires architects
  • Arrays and tilings: why crystals aren't five-sided--and how to make impossible ones that are
  • Cracks: how things fall apart, and how a giant made his staircase
Control code
18773564
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780226332420
Lccn
2015034568
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
Patterns in nature : why the natural world looks the way it does, Philip Ball
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Spots and stripes: how the zebra paints its coat
  • Symmetry: why your left is like your right (and why it's different)
  • Fractals: why mountains look like molehills
  • Spirals: why there's maths in snails and sunflowers
  • Flow: patterns in motion
  • Waves and dunes: how to make a chemical clock
  • Bubbles and foam: why bees know best and froth inspires architects
  • Arrays and tilings: why crystals aren't five-sided--and how to make impossible ones that are
  • Cracks: how things fall apart, and how a giant made his staircase
Control code
18773564
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780226332420
Lccn
2015034568
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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