The Cosmic Code has ratings and 26 reviews. WarpDrive said: Pagels’ work is probably one of the best layperson introduction to both understanding and. PDF | On Jan 1, , H. R. Pagels and others published The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature. A READER’S TREASURY. The Cosmic Code by. Heinz R. Pagels Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature Published by Simon & Schuster/NY in

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View all 8 comments. Some parts of the book are also unfortunately a bit outdated considering that the book was originally published inthis is understandable but most of the book is still highly relevant today. Science Logic and Mathematics. May 15, Malli rated it it was amazing.

May 17, kuarkdelima rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And boy, that Steven Weinberg sure sounds like a fun date the only things truly “pointless and meaningless” were his quotes. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

I am to read other works by the author. The author makes it not merely understandable, but quite interesting. I was reading an essay at the time on modern art called “Visualization Lost and Regained. I read this when I was a kid and it was very influential to me.


You can face Pagel’s “Cosmic Code” directly with Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos” as a way of confronting the two sides of the most widely known fields of physics being investigated: Nov 20, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked pqgels Shelves: But I was pleasantly surprised to learn that Pagels in his shortened professional life taught and mentored Seth Lloyd who has certainly continued to carry the baton in pagel computation” to this day.

However, it requires some prior knowledge of physics, at least at high-school level, if you aspire to get a full grasp of what the author wanted to convey. However, it is accessible to a neophyte, and yet, I think it does not do a terrible disservice to physics.

Don’t have a Kindle? Physics has advanced in the years since Pagels wrote it. Classical Physicists and Their Discoveries. The most famous lineage includes Bohr, Wheeler, Feynman, and Everett. Arkady Plotnitsky – – Springer. Want to Read saving….

The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature

Codw Physics and Human Knowledge. I don’t know how applicable the science still is. Write a codr review. Jun 07, Trevor Hallberg rated it it was amazing. Written in the mids and stands as a solid popular science book on 20th-century physics.

Are There Quantum Jumps? It’s been 28 years since I last read this. Thirty Years that Shook Physics: A concise but necessarily somewhat outdated overview of modern physics which I greatly enjoyed and still highly recommend.


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A good primer on quantum physics from the early eighties but I found some of his analogies clunky. Pagel is able cods discuss complex features of quantum mechanics through a simple approach and, even though the book is already somewhat old, the passion and the relevance of the chosen topics to approach render this book as an almost timeless effort.

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The Cosmic Code is the book that was recommended, and it was wonderful. The Principle of Relativity. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature

Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature By: A classic in its category. Facts and Speculations of Science.

It provides the basic non-mathematical knowledge of modern physics any mortal can understand just reflecting a while.