Chaos (disambiguation)

Chaos (disambiguation)

Chaos ,(derived from the Ancient Greek Χάος),refers to unpredictability, and is the antithetical concept of cosmos.

Chaos may also refer to:

* Chaos theory, a branch of mathematics and physics that deals with the behavior of certain nonlinear dynamical systems
* Chaos (amoeba), a type of giant amoeba
* Chaos (Chinese god), a god from Chinese mythology
* Chaos (mythology) (also "khaos"), the primordial god from which the universe sprang in Greek mythology
* , a book by James Gleick that was nominated for a Pulitzer prize
* Polynomial chaos, an expansion in probability theory, invented by Norbert Wiener
* 19521 Chaos, a Trans-Neptunian asteroid
* Operation CHAOS, a domestic espionage project conducted by the CIA
* Operation Chaos (Palestine), a supposed British operation to prevent orderly transfer of power
* Chaos magic, a branch of occultism
* cAos Linux, an RPM based distribution of Linux combining aspects of Debian, Red Hat/Fedora, and FreeBSD
* CHAOS (Linux distribution), small (6 Megabytes) and designed for creating ad hoc computer clusters
* A month in the Discordian calendar
* "The Chaos", poem by Gerard Nolst Trenité which illustrates English spelling and pronunciation

In entertainment:
* Chaos (Sesame Park character), a fictional character from the TV show "Sesame Park"
* Chaos (Sailor Moon), a major enemy in the "Sailor Moon" manga, and the final enemy in the "Sailor Moon" anime
* Chaos! Comics, a cult comic book producer and publisher
* Chaos (Dragonlance), a supreme god in the fantasy world of "Dragonlance"
* Chaos, a fictional tenth planet of the solar system "Exosquad"
* Chaos, a series of cards in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
* Choas, the trading card game from the manga King of Cards
* Chaotic, a trading card game and television show
* Chaos (Warhammer), in the Warhammer Fantasy games, a force representing the antithesis of civilization
* Operation Chaos (novel), a 1971 science fiction/fantasy fixup novel by Poul Anderson
* "Chaos" (book), a book of photography by Josef Koudelka
* Chaos (Kinnikuman), a major character in the manga series "Kinnikuman Nisei: Ultimate Choujin Tag Arc"
* Chaos (performer), a performer in Pin Up Girls burlesque-cabaret company, certified yoga instructor
* Chaos, a creature of liquid energy appearing in the Sonic the Hedgehog universe

* "Chaos" (2000 film), a Japanese film directed by Hideo Nakata
* "Chaos" (2001 film), a French film directed by Coline Serreau
* "Chaos" (2005 film), about the rape and murder of two teenagers, directed by David DeFalco
* "Chaos" (2006 film), starring Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe and Wesley Snipes, directed by Tony Giglio
* "Chaos" (2007 film), by Youssef Chahine and Khaled Youssef.

In music:
* Captain Chaos (band), U.S. band
* Chaos U.K., a British punk/UK82 band.
* "Chaos C.H.", a Japanese hardcore punk group.
* "Chaos", a song on the album "Psyence Fiction" by UNKLE
* "Chaos", a song by Mute Math from their self-titled debut album
* "Khaos", a single by the Japanese solo artist Kozi part of a two disc set.

In Cultural festivals:
* "Chaos", The cultural festival of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

In video games:
* Chaos, a character in the "Battle Arena Toshinden" video game series
* Chaos Control (games), an FMV-based shooter for the CD-i, Sega Saturn and 3DO
* Chaos Emeralds, fictional gems in the "Sonic the Hedgehog" video games, comic books, and cartoons
* Chaos (Sonic the Hedgehog), a character in some of the "Sonic the Hedgehog" video games
* Chaos (Final Fantasy), an enemy in "Final Fantasy"
* Chaos (Loom), a villain in the LucasArts adventure game "Loom"
* "Chaos" (video game), a 1985 computer game for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum
* chaos (Xenosaga), a fictional character from the "Xenosaga" video game series
* ZGMF-X24S Chaos Gundam, a stolen mobile suit in "Gundam Seed Destiny"
* Nrvnqsr Chaos, a villain in the visual novel Tsukihime.

ee also

* Xaos
* CAOS, the scripting language used by the Creatures series of games
* K-os, a Canadian musician

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