Contact: Catherine Crawley
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS)
Caption: The animation shows how the distributions of large-scale polities in the mathematical simulation are remarkably similar to the historical record for each time slice over the period 1,500 BCE to 1,500 CE.
Credit: Turchin P, Currie T, Turner E, Gavrilets S
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