Chaotic Ice Cream Cones

Snapshot of the chaotic evolution of a three-dimensional, three-species cyclic competition model. The overall chaotic behaviour does not appear near the boundary, where a new kind of travelling waves appear. These ``ice cream cone’’-shaped travelling waves have not been observed before in the mathematical literature and may hold clues on the colourful decoration patterns of certain seashells!

Professor Emmanuil Georgoulis, DR Andrew Morozov and Dr Andrea Gangiani. Mathematics

Emmanuel Georgoulis 1065

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