The Creeping Garden

by Jasper Sharp
The Creeping Garden
  • ISBN-13: 9781903254783
  • Author(s): Jasper Sharp
  • Subject: Popular science
  • Publisher: Fab Press Limited
  • Imprint: Alchimia
  • Publication Date: 28-07-2015
  • Format: p/b

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The Creeping Garden is an introduction to the mysterious world of myxomycetes, or plasmodial slime moulds. They are all around us in the natural world, but we remain blithely indifferent to each other's presence. And yet groups of scientists, artists, musicians and visionaries are finding within the intriguing behavioural patterns of this peculiar life form extraordinary metaphors that seem to belong to the world of science fiction, including inspiring practical applications such as powerful computing devices, transport network designs and robot controllers.
About the book

The Creeping Garden is an introduction to the mysterious world of myxomycetes, or plasmodial slime moulds. They are all around us in the natural world, but we remain blithely indifferent to each other's presence. And yet groups of scientists, artists, musicians and visionaries are finding within the intriguing behavioural patterns of this peculiar life form extraordinary metaphors that seem to belong to the world of science fiction, including inspiring practical applications such as powerful computing devices, transport network designs and robot controllers.