What is Chaos? References and Suggestions for Further Study
We hope that you have enjoyed this course and found it entertaining and informative. We'd love to hear your comments on the course. You can send us email at mtrump@physics.utexas.edu.

If you'd like to learn more about chaos in physics, we suggest the following material:

The End of Certainty: Time, Chaos, and the New Laws of Nature
by Ilya Prigogine, Nobel Laureate.
Copyright 1998, The Free Press, N.Y.

Dr. Prigogine is a renowned expert on the field of chaotic motion. His latest book explores the nature of time, and in particular how chaos may lead to the irreversible flow of events in the universe.

Chaos: Making a New Science
by James Gleick
Copyright 1987, Viking, N.Y.

Mr. Gleick's book is one of the most notable and widely-read popularizations of the subject of chaos. It remains one of the most readable and enjoyable books on the nature of chaos and its historical discovery.

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