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Quantum and the Lotus A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet

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ISBN-10: 1400080797

ISBN-13: 9781400080793

Edition: 2001

Authors: Trinh Xuan Thuan, Matthieu Ricard

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Matthieu Ricard trained as a molecular biologist, working in the lab of a Nobel prize—winning scientist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, he became drawn to Buddhism. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the Dalai Lama, living in the Shechen monastery near Kathmandu in Nepal. Trinh Thuan was born into a Buddhist family in Vietnam but became intrigued by the explosion of discoveries in astronomy during the 1960s. He made his way to the prestigious California Institute of Technology to study with some of the biggest names in the field and is now an acclaimed astrophysicist and specialist on how the…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 10/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Trinh Xuan Thuan is the author of "The Secret Melody" & other books. He is a professor of astronomy at the University of Virginia.

Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk residing in Katmandu, is a coauthor of "The Monk & the Philosopher" & is the official French translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.