This means that simple systems can result in complex behavior and that the slightest change in underlying causes can make the result unpredictable.
In 1948, he received a doctorate in meteorology from MIT and joined its faculty. He remained there the rest of his career.
His wife, Jane Logan Lorenz, died in 2001.
As it turned out, it seems that I made the right decision as having less than four A levels was no impediment to my being admitted into the university. My extracurricular activities probably impressed the interview board! Or maybe they just wanted to give this poor boy a chance in life ( and I am grateful for that).