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STRANGE BEAUTY: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Part biography, part textbook on quarks and other phenomena discovered by one of the great particle physicists of the twentieth century. Johnson (a New York Times science writer) first introduces us to Murray Gell-Mann in the present day, as a likable retiree living in Santa Fe. He sets his personal experiences with Gell-Mann against Gell-Mann the legend, cutting colleagues down to size if their ... Read full review

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Review: Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics

User Review  - Peter Flom - Goodreads

Murray Gell-Mann won a Nobel prize in physics. He and Richard Feynman were arguably the two greatest physicists of the 2nd half of the 20th century. They were also colleagues, friends and rivals at ... Read full review

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User Review  - BakuDreamer - LibraryThing

Very helpful, filled in a lot of blanks. ( Doesn't ignore any of the science ) Read full review

Review: Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics

User Review  - Clyde - Goodreads

Strange Beauty is Interesting portrait of a very complex man. His impact on the world of physics was huge. Read full review

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