Heinz Pagels

Physicist, Academic

1939 – 1988

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Who was Heinz Pagels?

Heinz Rudolf Pagels was an American physicist, an adjunct professor of physics at Rockefeller University, the executive director and chief executive officer of the New York Academy of Sciences, and president of the International League for Human Rights. He is best known to the general public for his popular science books The Cosmic Code, Perfect Symmetry, and The Dreams of Reason: The Computer and the Rise of the Sciences of Complexity.

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Born
Feb 19, 1939
New York City
Also known as
  • Heinz Rudolf Pagels
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Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
Lived in
  • United States of America
Died
Jul 23, 1988
Pyramid Peak

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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