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The Perfect Swarm: The Science of Complexity in Everyday Life by Len Fisher

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PATTERNS OF THE PERFECT SWARM: VISIONS OF COMPLEXITY IN NATURE
How Complex Patterns Emerge from Simple Rules in Physical and Living Systems
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Pattern of Rayleigh-Bénard cells formed by convection in a layer of oil in a frying pan heated from below (see page 3).
COURTESY OF BEN SCHULTZ
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Patterns in coral at Madang, New Guinea, formed by walls of calcium carbonate secreted by individual polyps competing for space.
PHOTO BY JAN MESSERSMITH
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Pattern of ...

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