Murray Gell-Mann


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United States physicist noted for his studies of subatomic particles (born in 1929)

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Was it not, after all, from the drunken seagull in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake that Murray Gell-Mann borrowed the term "quark"?
Fritzsch, Murray Gell-Mann Selected Pappers, World Scientific Series in 20th Century Physics, Vol 40.
He guards his privacy and spends much of his time at the Santa Fe Institute, which was founded in 1984 by friend Murray Gell-Mann, who was awarded a Nobel Prize in physics in 1969 for his discovery of a system for classifying subatomic particles.
Leading theoretical physicist and presidential science adviser Murray Gell-Mann said he had helped mastermind a break-in into the tomb while at Yale.
GSICOP's membership includes Nobel laureates such as Francis Crick, Murray Gell-Mann, Leon Lederman, Steven Weinberg, as well as such luminaries as Marvin Minsky, Gerald Holton, Marilyn vos Savant, and Stephen Jay Gould.
I used to see them walk to work together," Murray Gell-Mann recalls in his autobiography.
The physicist Murray Gell-Mann approves of forecasting as "models for the future--not as blueprints but as aids to the imagination" (60), and the vision he describes is sensible and still startling, for he proposes we will and should evolve out of our easy anthropocentrism, just as we have (?
STRANGE BEAUTY: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics.
Limited to 70 individuals of outstanding artistic, scientific, and humanitarian achievements, the Academy includes such renowned international figures as the Nobel laureates Wole Soyinka, Leopold Sedar Senghar, Steven Weinberg, Herbert Hauptmann, and Murray Gell-Mann.
By Murray Gell-Mann (Part XIII of Design of the Modern Inquiring System(1)).
Wilson in Biophilia, 1984 or Murray Gell-Mann in The Quark and the Jaguar, 1994) should not conceal from us the fact that the Christian story has little or no power as a call to action in such circles.
In his book The Quark and the Jaguar, physicist Murray Gell-Mann, who won the Nobel Prize for his quark theory, posits that complexity explains why all the action of the universe cannot simply be reduced to a few fundamental rules.
His descriptions of characters like Murray Gell-Mann are marvelous and accurate.
Murray Gell-Mann of the California Institute of Technology for his contribution to the theory of elementary particles.
At its meeting in May 1979, the board named seven new directors, all renowned for their achievements outside the insurance business: John Corbally, president emeritus of the University of Illinois; Gaylord Freeman, retired president and vice chair of the First National Bank of Chicago; Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel laureate in theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology; Jonas Salk, inventor of the polio vaccine; Edward Levi, former U.