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A book that makes a difference,
Von Ein Kunde
Rezension bezieht sich auf: Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex (Taschenbuch)
This book contains nothing really new, neither is very funny and nor will the language make it a classic. Still, this is one of those books that make a difference. Many young scientists will read this book and many will be sceptical. However, some of them will also become intrigued and fascinated by the potential of complexity theory which is so well mediated by Gell-Mann. Some of these may eventually change the world...
I will not be surprised the day when a laureate, that just received the prize from the hands of the swedish royalties, tells us:
- It all started when I read Gell-Mann's book about complexity. I just couldn't get it out of my head...