Are All Fish the Same Shape If You Stretch Them? The Victorian Tale of On Growth and Form

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For help with facts and materials, I thank Matthew Jarron, Maia Sheridan, Isabella Scott, Special Collections at the University of St. Andrews Library and the “On Growth and Form 100” Conference in Dundee/St. Andrews.

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This paper is the text of the keynote lecture that Dr. Wolfram delivered at the centenary conference “On Growth and Form 100” at the University of Dundee and the University of St. Andrews, October 2018. A live stream of some of the research for this post is available.

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Wolfram, S. Are All Fish the Same Shape If You Stretch Them? The Victorian Tale of On Growth and Form. Math Intelligencer 40, 39–61 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00283-018-9798-2

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