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Anomalies 2 - Turing Patterns

Tuesday 26th Jan 2016, 03.00pm

This podcast is part of the The Big Questions series.

Dr Christian Yates describes a phenomenon first noticed by the World War II code-breaker, Alan Turing.

Turing noticed that natural patterns such as spots, stripes and spirals arose from chemical diffusion – a situation that normally leads to uniformity and stability.

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