Murray Gell-Mann


Interview, December 2001

Interview with Professor Murray Gell-Mann by Joanna Rose, science writer, 9 December 2001.

Professor Gell-Mann tells of how being awarded the Nobel Prize increases the number of stories people make up about you, describes the origins of the term ‘quark’, (2:10), explains his studies of complexity (3:46) and talks about his engagement in environmental issues in order to preserve the heritage of biological diversity (9:41).

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