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Lorenz Attractor

In this grasshopper definition you can create the Lorenz attractor by using the differential equations and using the Anemone plugin to simulate the growing curve.

The Lorenz attractor is an attractor that arises in a simplified system of equations describing the two-dimensional flow of fluid of uniform depth , with an imposed temperature difference , under gravity , with buoyancy , thermal diffusivity , and kinematic viscosity .( )

In popular media the ‘BUTTERFLY EFFECT’ stems from the real-world implications of the Lorenz attractor, i.e. that in any physical system, in the absence of perfect knowledge of the initial conditions (even the minuscule disturbance of the air due to a butterfly flapping its wings), our ability to predict its future course will always fail. This underscores that physical systems can be completely deterministic and yet still be inherently unpredictable even in the absence of quantum effects. The shape¬† of the Lorenz attractor itself, when plotted graphically, may also be seen to resemble a butterfly.(wikipedia)

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