ebook The Rainbow and the Worm The Physics of Organisms Author Mae-Wan Ho


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  • The Rainbow and the Worm The Physics of Organisms
  • Mae-Wan Ho
  • English
  • 06 November 2019
  • 9789810234270

7 thoughts on “The Rainbow and the Worm The Physics of Organisms

  1. says:

    How a living cell overcomes constraints of the Second law of thermodynamicsThis book is not for the faint hearted It reuires an undergraduate level of thermodynamics and some working knowledge of biology and laws of relativity and uantum physics The author has done her best to write this book to a general reader about physics and biology of life; a monotonous and tedious job to describe in a book of 250 pages

  2. says:

    Fascinating book I did not understand a lot of it even though I did relativity and uantum mechanics at universityThe book s

  3. says:

    Fascinating though I really can't claim the expertise or honestly the interest to understand than one hundredth of the book It is really not the pop sci book I was expecting and the academicese is denseThere are numerous claims of which I am highly skeptical among other things Ho claims that cell phones do cause brain damage but I found the underlying mindset of viewing organisms humans included as a contained energy system to be

  4. says:

    This is a beautifully written book which is both deeply serious and very readable It addresses both the physics of organism

  5. says:

    Great book Heavy duty physics amongst poetry about the nature of life and living organismsThe detailed descriptions of how a muscle works will stay with meAs will the author's concerns re electromagnetic pollution on our

  6. says:

    Wow this book is dense uantum biology coherence life as a zero entropy system that violates the 2nd law of thermodynamics so much to absorb Unless you have a background in physics this will reuire some rereading I found the writing style to be opaue than necessary at times however the connections made between biology and uantum physics are seminal

  7. says:

    How a living cell overcomes constraints of the Second law of thermodynamicsThis book is not for the faint hearted It reuires an under

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The Rainbow and the Worm The Physics of Organisms

Ed to a rare and exuisite view of the organism gaining novel insights not only into the physics but also into the poetry and meaning of being alive This book is intended for all who love the subje. Great book Heavy duty physics amongst poetry about the nature of life and living organismsThe detailed descriptions of how

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As of contemporary physics from non euilibrium thermodynamics and uantum optics to liuid crystals and fractals all necessary for illuminating the problem of life In the process the reader is treat. Fascinating though I really can t claim the expertise or honestly the interest to understand than one hundredth of the boo

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This highly unusual book is a serious inuiry into Schrodinger's uestion What is life and at the same time a celebration of life itself It takes the reader on a voyage of discovery through many are. Fascinating book I did not understand a lot of it even though I did relativity and uantum mechanics at universityThe book s


About the Author: Mae-Wan Ho

PhD in Biochemistry University of Hong Kong