Chaos in Easter Island Ecology - Ep. 543

Chaos in Easter Island Ecology - Ep. 543

Record date: Jan 25, 2011

Clint Sprott, a professor in the Department of Physics at UW-Madison, describes some recent simple mathematical models for the rise and fall of the civilization on Easter Island in the South Pacific. Sprott shows that one of these mathematical models has chaotic solutions, not previously known.

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