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Change in Publication Frequency in 2015
Starting in January 2015, Chaos will publish 12 monthly online issues, which will be collated into 4 quarterly print issues (January–March, April-June, July-September, and October-December). The quarterly print issue will contain all papers published online in that quarter. This change will facilitate expanded discoverability of the contents via monthly Table of Contents and indexing in the Web of Science and other indexing archival services in a timely manner.

Chaos is committed to publish selective and high quality content that is accessible to researchers from a broad spectrum of disciplines. Topics cover nonlinear dynamical systems, neural networks and neurodynamics, climate and earth sciences, condensed matter, fluid dynamics, synchronization, turbulence, solitons and coherent structures, time-series analysis, and more.

2014 Fields Medals:

  • Martin Hairer is awarded a Fields Medal for his outstanding contributions to the theory of stochastic partial differential equations, and in particular for the creation of a theory of regularity structures for such equations.
  • Maryam Mirzakhani is awarded the Fields Medal for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces.
  • Artur Avila is awarded a Fields Medal for his profound contributions to dynamical systems theory, which have changed the face of the field, using the powerful idea of renormalization as a unifying principle.
  • Manjul Bhargava is awarded a Fields Medal for developing powerful new methods in the geometry of numbers, which he applied to count rings of small rank and to bound the average rank of elliptic curves.

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Chaos-theory pioneer nabs Abel Prize
Yakov Sinai has developed fundamental tools for the study of unpredictable phenomena.
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the 2014 Abel Prize to Russian-born mathematical physicist Yakov Sinai of Princeton University in New Jersey. The award cites his “fundamental contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics”.

Nature | Breaking News
Philip Ball
26 March 2014

Publications from Yakov Sinai in AIP Publishing journals:
Self-similarity and renormalization in chaotic dynamics
Yakov Pesin, Michael Shlesinger, Yakov Sinai and George Zaslavsky
Chaos 7, 1 (1997); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.166235

Singularities of complex-valued solutions of the two-dimensional Burgers system
Dong Li and Yakov G. Sinai
J. Math. Phys. 51, 015205 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3276099

Chaos Remains an Acknowledged Leader in Nonlinear Science

journal impact factorIMPACT FACTOR: 2.188*
Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science sees a 5% increase in impact factor in 2012.
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*2012 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2013)

Congratulations to Chaos Editor Adilson Motter
Adilson E. Motter, the Harold H. and Virginia Anderson Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University, is the recipient of the 2013 Erdős–Rényi Prize in network science from the Network Science Society. Prof. Motter was honored for his work on the nonlinear dynamics of networks. Join us in congratulating Prof. Motter and read his work in Chaos.

Congratulations to Chaos Editor Leon Glass
Professor Leon Glass, the Isadore Rosenfeld Chair in Cardiology and Professor of Physiology at McGill University, is the recipient of the 2013 Arthur T. Winfree Prize, awarded by the Society for Mathematical Biology. Prof. Glass was recognized for his contributions to applied mathematics, biology, and medicine. We invite you to congratulate Prof. Glass and read his work in Chaos.

Focus Issue: Quantitative Approaches to Genetic Networks now online
In the June 2013 issue of Chaos Professors Reka Albert, James J. Collins, and Leon Glass guest-edit a Focus Issue on Genetic Networks. Read the Focus Issue here.

Congratulations to Chaos Editor Jürgen Kurths
At the 2013 annual meeting of the European Geosciences Union, Professor Jürgen Kurths was awarded the 2013 Lewis Fry Richardson Medal for his development of crucial new nonlinear concepts and their application in geoscience. Join us in congratulating Prof. Kurths and read his work in Chaos.

Chaos at fifty
Chaos Editor-in-Chief David Campbell and Editor Adilson Motter review the development of nonlinear science for Physics Today. Read the article.

Dynamics Days Europe 2013
The 2013 annual meeting of Dynamics Days Europe takes place 3-7 June in Madrid, Spain. See the conference website for more details.

Chaos Thanks Its Referees
The Editor-in-Chief and the Editors wish to express their appreciation to the referees for their conscientious efforts on behalf of the Chaos in 2012. Click here for a list.

Gallery of Nonlinear Images
See the winning entries in the Gallery of Nonlinear Images, presented in the December issue of Chaos
Read more | View Gallery of Nonlinear Images

Focus Issue on Statistical Mechanics and Billiard-type Dynamical Systems in the June 2012 Issue of Chaos
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