By: Philip Ball
287 pages, 24 col plates, b/w photos, illus, figs
Beautifully illustrated book which explains how nature's patterns are woven together by self-organization, through simple, local interactions within their component parts. The products of self-organization are universal patterns we all recognise: spirals, spots, stripes, branches, and honeycombs.
Philip Ball has produced a superb book about patterns in nature, The Self-Made Tapestry. From the ribbed desert sands to tree-form streaks of lightening, countless examples give rise to fascinating reflections on the astounding order that exists amid chaos. Lavishly illustrated, this is a stunning book. The Sunday Times
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
Vastly superior to the Amazon offering. Recommended unreservedly.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985