In today’s domain of mathematics and science, many experts consider Henri
Poincaré to be one of the greatest philosophers ever [1].
A master of many areas within
the fields of mathematics and the natural sciences, elements of Poincaré’s work can still
be found today’s modern
world.
One of Poincaré’s first areas of work was with what was known as the threebody
problem.
Now known as the nbody problem, Poincaré determined that we cannot
predict the final state of a body whose positions and velocities are fixed due to the fact
that an undetectable change might occur and thusly result in a drastically different state.
He also stated that this concept, which he called the Chaos Theory, explained the chaotic
behavior of the Earth’s atmosphere and why accurate weather prediction was a taxing
field [2].
Poincaré also worked quite a bit with the ideas of algebraic topology, physical
geometry, integralism, and number theory.
Within all of these, he believed that, through
intuition, we should be able first guess the solution of a problem before solving it.
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 Fall '07
 MELTON,ROBERTGRA
 Chaos Theory, Henri Poincare, Poincare, Jules Henri Poincare

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