(For some video stills, see heading 13 on the front page).

[A] Chaos and Fractals: Understanding the Unpredictable

A lecture in the Millennium Maths Project for the public understanding of mathematics (Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, 22 Jan 2004).

Power-points of this lecture can be viewed as a slide show on [2].

A video of an extended version of the lecture was on-line from [3].

A DVD of the lecture is available from [4].

[B] Chaos Theory: The Historical Emergence of a New Branch of Mathematics

A lecture given at the 40th Anniversary Conference of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (Manchester, 2 Sept, 2004). At this meeting the lecturer (J.Μ.Τ. Thompson) was awarded the IMA Gold Medal for his lifetime contributions to mathematics.

Power-points of this lecture can be viewed as a slide show on [2].

[C] Instabilities and Catastrophes

A lecture in the Millennium Maths Project for the public understanding of mathematics

(Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, 11 Nov 2004).

Power-points of this lecture can be viewed as a slide show on [2].

A video of the lecture was on-line from [3].

A DVD of the lecture is available from [4].

[D] Predicting the Unpredictable: seeing Order within Chaos

Plenary lecture, International Science Summer School (Cambridge University, 29 Jul 2005).

[E] Twisting, coiling and knotting in DNA replication

A lecture in the Millennium Maths Project for the public understanding of mathematics

(Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, 24 May 2007).

Power-points of a similar lecture can be viewed as a slide show on [2].

A video of the lecture was on-line from [3].

[F] Instabilities and Catastrophes

Plenary lecture, International Science Summer School (Cambridge University, 30 Jul 2008).

Web Sites & Contacts

[1] Personal Website of J.M.T. Thompson. Address: www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucess21/

[2] Introduction to Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics, by T. Kanamaru & J.M.T. Thompson. Address: http://brain.cc.kogakuin.ac.jp/~kanamaru/Chaos/e/Thompson/

[3] Site maintained by the Science Media Network in association with Cambridge University Science Production. Currently unavailable: http://mediaplayer.group.cam.ac.uk/MichaelThompson/

[4] Science Media Network. Postal Address: Björn Haßler, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA. Or contact me (JMTT) by e-mail.