Before the advent of quantum mechanics in the early 20th century, most scientists believed that it should be possible to predict the behavior of any object in the universe simply by understanding the behavior of its constituent parts. For instance, if one could write down the equations of motion for every atom in a system, it should be possible to solve those equations (with the aid of a sufficiently large computing device) and make accurate predictions about that system’s future.
Emergent Phenomena in Science and Everyday LifeUniversity of California, Irvine
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Michael DenninProfessor of Physics and Astronomy; Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EMERGENT PHENOMENA IN SCIENCE AND EVERYDAY LIFE
i enjoyed all the different modules. I recommend they add more explanation to the chaos game assignment.
I've learned a lot about emergent phenomena on this course.
Very good none technical introduction to emergent phenomena.
This course has enriched my understanding in science. It has also encouraged me to do research in the field of Emergent Phenomena in future. Thanks to respected professors who made this possible.
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