Two women programmers [Margaret Hamilton & Ellen Fetter/Gille] played a pivotal role in the birth of chaos theory. Their previously untold story illustrates the changing status of computation in science.
3D, animated, generative, editorial illustration created for a Quanta Magazine article about Ellen Fetter/Gille and Margaret Hamilton's contributions to the work on Lorentz attractors (a type of strange attractor) in the 1960s.
Spanning the topics of chaos theory, computer science, dynamical systems, history of science, mathematics, & physics.
Blend of generative & hand-drawn, animated GIF art. Continuous-line or single-line, vector portrait of Ellen Fetter/Gille & Margaret Hamilton. Embedded in a strange (Lorentz) attractor generated in Cinema 4D. Rendered in Redshift.