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The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex

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Gell-Mann, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of the quark and one of the founders of the new science of complexity, tells his own story of finding the connections between the basic laws of complexity and diversity in the natural world. The book is divided into four parts: Gell-Mann's personal experiences, the laws of physics and fundamental particles, selection pressures operating in complex systems, and policy matters and advocacy. Written for the general reader.
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ISBN:
9780716725817
Subtitle:
(adventures in the simple and the complex )
Author:
Gell-Mann, Murray
Publisher:
W.H. Freeman & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Particles (nuclear physics)
Subject:
Ecuador
Subject:
Particles
Subject:
Nuclear physicists
Subject:
Nuclear physicists -- United States -- Biography.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
26
Publication Date:
c1994
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xviii, 392 p.
Dimensions:
9.55x6.64x1.35 in. 1.61 lbs.

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