There is a saying that every nice piece of work needs the right person in the right place at the right time.
My fate has been that what I undertook was fully understood only after the fact.
A cloud is made of billows upon billows upon billows that look like clouds. As you come closer to a cloud you don't get something smooth, but irregularities at a smaller scale.
The techniques I developed for studying turbulence, like weather, also apply to the stock market.
Think of color, pitch, loudness, heaviness, and hotness. Each is the topic of a branch of physics.