Steven Strogatz

The science of sync

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Filmed Jan 2004 at TED2004
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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.

Steven Strogatz
/ Mathematician

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

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