Complexity Digest 2005.26 - 18
Dynamic Universe, Nature
Excerpts: The first person to carry out a modern survey of the night sky, Fritz Zwicky's astronomical observations led to a new picture of a turbulent Universe that is punctuated by violent events.(...)
His thinking was based on a personal philosophy which he called the 'morphological approach'. The idea is that you first make a complete list of all possible solutions to a problem, and then choose the least unlikely solution for further investigation. (...)
Zwicky applied the morphological approach both to theoretical and practical problems; (...).
- Source: Dynamic Universe
[ http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v435/n7045/full/4351033a.html ], Freeman Dyson, DOI: 10.1038/4351033a, Nature 435, 1033, 05/06/23