A beautiful way to explain statistical approach to turbulence :-)

Carving the Chaotic Cow: The Road to Chaos

If you’re asking yourself what isn’t random about this extreme sensitivity to initial conditions, think of observing a large number of cigarettes. Although Phillip Morris may have you believe that every single cigarette will produce an equally unique and interesting smoke pattern, the truth is that they will get less and less unique as you keep making observations. Each smoke plume will fall within roughly the same area, and if you could measure this over a large enough cigarettes, you could predict with a high degree of certainty the maximum growth rate of the turbulent smoke.

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