This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Steve, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Monday, June 2, 2008 (part of Round XXXIV)

category: Science

clue: These butterflies look pretty out of control to this goo.

explanation: Lorenz was the father of chaos theory and was attributed with the phrase that ultimately became known as the "butterfly effect." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Amy Austin, Elliot Farney, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, and JB Brenner

trivia: Steve wanted to make the gooed image look more like a butterfly shape. This goo inspired six more about butterflies that ultimately became a themed week.

Steve West's Butterflies are Free Week This goo was part of Steve West's Butterflies are Free Week.



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