Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, accidents and economic science has gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden from the chaos, that scientists are only beginning to understand. It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind has asked for millennia – How did we get here?
In this documentary, Professor Jim Al-Khalili is to discover one of the great mysteries of science – How does a world order begins as dust with intelligent life? How to get out of disorder? It is an amazing, counterintuitive and for many people a very troubling.
But Professor Al-Khalili reveals the science behind much of the beauty and structure in the natural world and discovers that, far from it magic or an act of God, in fact is an intrinsic part of the laws of physics . Surprisingly, it turns out that the mathematics of chaos can explain how and why the universe creates exquisite order and pattern. The best part is that one need not be a scientist to understand.
The natural world is full of impressive examples of how nature transforms the simplicity in complexity. From the trees to the clouds to humans – after seeing this film will never be able to see the world the same way again. To learn more about the secret life of chaos.