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Geoffrey West

Distinguished Professor and Past President, Santa Fe Institute

Geoffrey West appears in the following:

Cities

Friday, October 08, 2010

One tidy mathematical formula may hold the key to how cities work. We take to the streets to test the numbers, & ask what really makes cities tick.

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It's Alive?

There's no scientific metric for measuring a city's personality. But hit the streets, and you can see and feel it.

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The Belly of the Beast

Cities, like bodies, grow and evolve. In the case of New York City, that growth never would have occurred if not for a Homeric engineering feat that occurred mostly underground. Jad digs into the history of the city's water tunnels with Diane Galusha and Nik Sokol. And Sandhogs Ritchie Fitzsimmons ...

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