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The Rainbow And The Worm (3rd Edition)


This highly unusual book began as a serious inquiry into Schroedinger’s question, What is life? , and as a celebration of life itself. It takes the reader on a voyage of discovery through many areas of contemporary physics, from non-equilibrium thermodynamics and quantum optics to liquid crystals and fractals, all necessary for illuminating the problem of life. In the process, the reader is treated to a rare and exquisite view of the organism, gaining novel insights not only into the physics, but also into the poetry and meaning of being alive. This much-enlarged third edition includes new findings on the central role of biological water in organizing living processes; it also completes the author’s novel theory of the organism and its applications in ecology, physiology and brain science.

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SKU: 37273
Subtitle: The Physics Of Organisms
Author: Mae-wan Ho
Year: 2008
ISBN: 9789812832603
Pages: 408
Language: English
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing
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