Belousov-Zhabotinsky - a remarkable chemical reaction

Belousov-Zhabotinsky - a remarkable chemical reaction

Example of a chaotic process (extreme sensitivity to initial conditions) - I suspect decision
making in the brain shares this sensitivity to initial conditions
History of the BZ reaction, Brief history - Zhabotinsky obit

At wikipedia, At Scholarpedia, an overview

Mechanism, A nonlinear dynamics lab

One dimensional reaction (YouTube), 2-D reaction (YouTube)

BZ reaction as an example of a solution to a differential equation

Chemical waves of BZ reaction - picture gallery

Discussion of reaction - with pictures

Sensors for following physical properties of the reaction

Mechanism of reaction Simulating BZ with cellular automata

Spreadsheet simulation

The Lotka-Volterra equation, at scholarpedia, at wikipedia