Chaos & Life

Program in Mathematics for Young Women

(entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade)


The Lorenz attractor was first studied by
Ed N. Lorenz, a meteorologist, around 1963.
It was derived from a simplified model of
convection in the earth's atmosphere.

"The universe is built on
a plan, the profound symmetry of
which is somehow present in the
inner structure of our intellect"
Paul Valery