Quark and the Jaguar by Murray Gell-Mann
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Quark and the Jaguar
By Murray Gell-Mann

The Quark and the Jaguar

Adventures in the Simple and the Complex

By (author) See other recent books by Murray Gell-Mann
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $29.63
Your Price: $26.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.96! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.33 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 10-12 days



Quark and the Jaguar by Murray Gell-Mann

Book Description

This book is about how the wonderful diversity of the universe can arise out of a set of fairly simple basic laws. It is written by an expert in both the fundamental laws and the complex structures that they can produce.' Stephen Hawking's acclaim of Murray Gell-Mann's literary debut is typical of the reception the book received on first publication in 1994. From one of the twentieth century's greatest scientists comes this unique, highly personal vision of the connections between the basic laws of physics and the complexity and diversity of the natural world. THE QUARK AND THE JAGUAR - the simple and the complex - is an irresistibly engaging and rewarding introduction to the life's work of physicist, polymath and Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann.

Buy Quark and the Jaguar book by Murray Gell-Mann from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780349106496
ISBN-10: 0349106495
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 27mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Murray Gell-Mann

Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens by Murray Gell-Mann Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens, Paperback (August 2012)

Frank Oppenheimer, the younger brother of the physicist J Robert Oppenheimer used his own intellectual inquisitiveness to found the Exploratorium, a powerfully influential museum of human awareness in San Francisco that encourages play, creativity, and discovery - all in the name of understanding. The author investigates the man behind the museum.

Deception by Murray Gell-Mann Deception, Hardback (April 2009)

Deception offers a broadly accessible overview of state-of-the-art research on lies, trickery, cheating, and shams by leading experts in the natural and social sciences, as well as computing, the humanities, and the military.

Nonextensive Entropy by Murray Gell-Mann Nonextensive Entropy, Paperback (March 2004)

In modern times, a good deal of study has been devoted to a nonextensive generalization of entropy and of Boltzmann-Gibbs statistical mechanics and standard laws. This book addresses the interdisciplinary applications of these ideas, and also on various phenomena that could possibly be quantitatively describable in terms of these ideas.

Eightfold Way by Murray Gell-Mann Eightfold Way, Paperback (September 2000)

This monograph presents thirty research papers dealing with the classification of strongly interacting particles and their interaction according to the eightfold way. In each chapter the authors' comm

» View all books by Murray Gell-Mann

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Quark and the Jaguar book by Murray Gell-Mann and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Murray Gell-Mann

Murray Gell-Mann, Professor Emeritus of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology, was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1984 he helped establish the Santa Fe Institute, where he now works.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Murray Gell-Mann close
Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens by Murray Gell-Mann
Deception by Murray Gell-Mann
Nonextensive Entropy by Murray Gell-Mann
Eightfold Way by Murray Gell-Mann
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close