lorenz lorenz  /lə ˈrɛnts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Austrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989)

News

  1. Coach House takes up tasty Egyptian cause

    Jim Lorenz, owner of the Coach House Restaurant & Lounge, will host an Egyptian Night Out benefit June 20. A percentage of the proceeds for the evening will be donated to the theater’s res…
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The World

  2. Former Houston police officer found guilty in 2010 beating

    By Andrea Lorenz HOUSTON (Reuters) - Jurors convicted a former Houston police officer on Wednesday of official misconduct in the beating of an unarmed African-American teenage burglary suspect that was caught on video. Drew Ryser, 32, who is white, received a six-month sentence but will not have to serve any time in jail if he completes two years probation and pays a $1,000 fine after the jury ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. One of Our Greatest Love Song Writers Kept His Own Story Secret

    He wrote some of the greatest love songs ever, but Lorenz Hart's own story was largely kept a secret. read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Advocate

Quotes

  • 23 Mandelbrot adds, "The most famous example of chaos was proposed by meteorologist Edward Lorenz in 1972: [with the question] can the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?"
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Benoit Mandelbrot Source: The Market Oracle

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