Steven Strogatz

The science of sync

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Mathematician Steven Strogatz shows how flocks of creatures (like birds, fireflies and fish) manage to synchronize and act as a unit — when no one's giving orders. The powerful tendency extends into the realm of objects, too.

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Steven Strogatz · Mathematician

In his work in applied mathematics, Steven Strogatz studies the way math and biology intersect.

In his work in applied mathematics, Steven Strogatz studies the way math and biology intersect.