Peter Lipton: How nature works, 3 September 1998
Show More How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organised Criticality by Per Bak.
Oxford, 212 pp., £18.99, June 1997, 0 19 850164 1Show More
“... argument from design has serious weaknesses, but one may still wonder what to put in its place. Per Bak, a physicist at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, thinks he has the answer: self-organised criticality. Bak applies this idea to a stunning range of disciplines, from geology, economics, biology and neurology ...”