A New Kind of Science
by Stephen Wolfram
Publisher: Wolfram Media 2002
Number of pages: 1192
Starting from a collection of simple computer experiments -- illustrated in the book by striking computer graphics -- Wolfram shows how their unexpected results force a whole new way of looking at the operation of our universe.
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