Re: Time Arrows (Prigogine)

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 21:00:09 MST

At 06:42 PM 22/01/01 +0100, Amara wrote:

A nice summary, but

>the Belousov-Zhabotininskii reaction and it is the oxidation of citric
>acid by potassium bromate catalyzed by the ceric-cerous ion couple.

That's Belousov-Zhabotinski.

Dr Jack Cohen ran such a preparation in front of our goggling eyes during
an entertaining lecture when he and I were guest speakers at a New Zealand
conference for science teachers. He didn't really expect it to work on such
an ad hoc basis, but it did, and went down a treat.

Damien Broderick

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