Edward Lorenz, 1917-2008

Edward Lorenz, most famous for research concerning the sensitivity of high-level outcomes to seemingly insubstantial variations in initial conditions (the so-called “butterfly effect“), died April 16 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Much more information concerning Lorenz’s life and work is available via Wikipedia.

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  1. In San Jose. Remembering the one time I heard him speak in person. And how much I owed him.

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