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Il Lemma di Levemberg (1996)
Marco Abate (writer) / S. Natali (artist)
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Published in an Italian comic book, this story (whose title translates as "Levemberg's Lemma") was written by Abate and illustrated by Natali. The author describes it for us as follows:

Contributed by Marco Abate

A (possibly successful, if I may say so myself) attempt of telling a story involving some real mathematics (chaotic dynamical systems) and believable mathematicians, and touching on larger issues like responsability, friendship, the ownership of mathematical results, bad financial deals and hockey games.

Published in Lazarus Ledd Extra 3, Star Comics, Perugia, 1996, 95 pp.

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Categories:
Genre
MotifAcademia,
TopicChaos/Fractals,
MediumComic Book,

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