Particle Physics

Particle Physics In this long awaited volume the Nobel Prize winning author of The Quark and the Jaguar continues his dazzling explorations of complexity and diversity Our knowledge of fundamental physics contains no

  • Title: Particle Physics
  • Author: Murray Gell-Mann
  • ISBN: 9780465072682
  • Page: 245
  • Format: Paperback
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    In this long awaited volume, the Nobel Prize winning author of The Quark and the Jaguar continues his dazzling explorations of complexity and diversity Our knowledge of fundamental physics contains not one fruitful idea that does not carry the name of Murray Gell Mann Richard Feynman Nearly everything we encounter exhibits regularities along with random or incidental feIn this long awaited volume, the Nobel Prize winning author of The Quark and the Jaguar continues his dazzling explorations of complexity and diversity Our knowledge of fundamental physics contains not one fruitful idea that does not carry the name of Murray Gell Mann Richard Feynman Nearly everything we encounter exhibits regularities along with random or incidental features All around us we find superpositions of law and chance or signal and noise, as in the case of music and static on the radio In The Regular and the Random, the world s most distinguished living physicist discusses these contrasts as they apply to everything from the universe as a whole to living organisms and human culture, with reference to topics that include bird song, barbarian coinages, codes and ciphers, abstract images in the visual arts, and the evolution of human languages Continuing the dazzling explorations of the physical world that earned him the Nobel Prize in 1969, Gell Mann examines the meanings and relevance of concepts such as complexity, entropy, and individuality and present examples of regularities like self similarity or scaling that are widespread in physical and biological science and in human affairs Author Biography A pioneer in the field of subatomic physics, Murray Gell Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1969 for his quark theory of matter Gell Mann coined the term quark after the discovery of some 100 particles within the atomic nucleus He is currently Professor and Co Chairman of the Science Board of the Santa Fe Institute, where his recent research has focused on complex adaptive systems He is the author of The Quark and the Jaguar and The Eightfold Way, and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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