Catastrophe Theory


Originated by Rene Thom, catastrophe theory, a special branch of dynamical systems theory, studies and classifies phenomena characterized by a surprising production of big changes in behavior from small changes in circumstances.






Exhibits || Lexicon || Timeline

The Exploratorium, 1996

Catastrophe Theory

Catastrophe Theory


Originated by Rene Thom, catastrophe theory, a special branch of dynamical systems theory, studies and classifies phenomena characterized by a surprising production of big changes in behavior from small changes in circumstances.






Exhibits || Lexicon || Timeline

The Exploratorium, 1996