A bird’s-eye view of nature’s hidden order


Scientists are exploring a mysterious pattern, found in birds’ eyes, boxes of marbles and other surprising places, that is neither regular nor random. Hyperuniformity is clearly a state to which diverse systems converge, but the explanation for its universality is a work in progress. … hyperuniformity as basically a hallmark of deeper optimisation processes of some sort … But what these processes are might vary a lot between different problems.

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