Interweaving threads from science, politics, economics, and history.
Dust flux, Vostok ice core
Two dimensional phase space reconstruction of dust flux from the Vostok core over the period 186-4 ka using the time derivative method. Dust flux on the x-axis, rate of change is on the y-axis. From Gipp (2001).
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Emergence in Biologic Systems--an Example
Every so often here at the World Complex, we like to take some time off working on the relatively simple problems of climate change, earthquake prediction, the dynamics of interrelated economic systems, and sudden state changes in everything from wind patterns to empires; and focus on the really challenging problems of life.