Pagels

1981 SE1. Discovered 1981 Sept. 26 by B. A. Skiff and N. G. Thomas at Anderson Mesa.

Named in memory of Heinz R. Pagels (1939-1988), physicist, activist, educator, administrator, editor and author. His books include The Dreams of Reason: The Computer and the Rise of Sciences of Complexity (1988), Perfect Symmetry: The Search for the Beginning of Time (1985), and The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature (1985). Among his numerous offices were the executive directorship of the New York Academy of Sciences and the presidency of the International League for Human Rights. He was an avid mountaineer. (M 26761)

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