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Author Johnson, George, 1952 January 20-

Title Fire in the mind : science, faith, and the search for order / George Johnson.

Published New York : Knopf, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  215 JOHN    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 379 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-363) and index.
Contents Introduction: Kivas, Moradas, and the Secrets of the Nuclear Age -- Pt. 1. Four Magic Mountains. 1. Phaedrus's Ghosts. 2. The Depth of the Atom. 3. The Height of the Sky -- Tesuque Interlude: The Riddle of the Camel -- Pt. 2. "The Cold, Gray Cave of Abstraction" 4. The Demonology of Information. 5. The Undetermined World. 6. The Democracy of Measurement -- San Ildefonso Interlude: The Mystery of Other Minds -- Pt. 3. "A Fever of Matter" 7. The Dawn of Recognition. 8. The Arrival of the Fittest. 9. In Search of Complexity. 10. In the Eye of the Beholder -- Truchas Interlude: The Leap into the Unknown -- Conclusion: The Ruins of Los Alamos.
Subject Johnson, George, 1952 January 20-
Hermanos Penitentes.
Religion and science.
Tewa philosophy.
Science -- Philosophy.
New Mexico -- Description and travel.
ISBN 0679411925