author={M. Jarron},
  journal={Interdisciplinary Science Reviews},
  pages={1 - 11}
  • M. Jarron
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
1 Citations
Imitating nature: Analogy and experiment in D'Arcy Thompson's Science of Form.
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  • Medicine, Physics
  • Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences
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It is argued that a key influence upon D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson's seminal work, On Growth and Form (1917), may be far more practical, and lie closer to home, than previously realised: experimental demonstrations of basic concepts in physics. Expand


44 Letter from Herbert Read to D'Arcy Thompson
  • 2011
noting the influence it had had on his work. 38 Personal communication with author
  • Dawkins included an extract from On Growth and Form in his Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing
  • 2008
Who's Afraid of Henry Moore?
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Gould in his introduction to On Growth and Form (Canto edition
  • 1992
The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis
A possible mechanism by which the genes of a zygote may determine the anatomical structure of the resulting organism is discussed, suggesting that certain well-known physical laws are sufficient to account for many of the facts. Expand
How the Leopard Gets Its Spots.
A simple mathematical model is described that predicts that the patterns it generates bear a striking resemblance to the patterns found on a wide variety of animals such as the leopard, the cheetah, the jaguar, the zebra and the giraffe and begins to suggest how coat patterns may have evolved. Expand
Address delivered at the opening of session 1903-4, quoted in The College December
  • 1903
A notable example of this is Andy Lomas, who has created digital effects for Avatar and the Matrix films while also exhibiting his algorithmderived art prints in galleries