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The Particle Odyssey

Author : F. E. Close
ISBN : 0198609434
Genre : Science
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1. The world of particle physics 2. Voyage into the atom 3. The structure of the atom 4. The extraterrestrials 5. The cosmic rain 6. The challenge of the big machines 7. The particle explosion 8. Colliders and image chambers 9. From charm to top 10. The 'whys' of particle physics 11. Futureclash 12. Particles at work Table of particles Further reading/acknowledgements Picture credits Index

Deep Down Things

Author : Bruce A. Schumm
ISBN : 9780801898969
Genre : Science
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Introducing readers to the world of particle physics, Deep Down Things opens new realms within which are many clues to unraveling the mysteries of the universe.

Lucifer S Legacy

Author : Frank Close
ISBN : 9780486491677
Genre : Science
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Originally published: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Antimatter

Author : Frank Close
ISBN : 9780199578870
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Explores what is known about the world of antimatter, from its prediction to the discovery of the first antiparticles and explains how its existence can offer clues about the origin and structure of the universe.

Particle Physics A Very Short Introduction

Author : Frank Close
ISBN : 9780192804341
Genre : Science
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Particle Physics provides a compelling introduction to the fundamental constituents of the universe. Beginning with a guide to what matter is made of and how it evolved, the author goes on to describe the techniques used to study it. He discusses quarks, electrons, and the neutrino, exotic matter, and antimatter. He also investigates the forces of nature, accelerators and detectors, and the future of particle physics.

The Electron

Author : Alfred B. Bortz
ISBN : 0823945286
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents the story of the discovery of the first subatomic particle and how it revolutionized understanding of the atom in chemistry and led to the new field of electronics.

The New Physics

Author : Gordon Fraser
ISBN : 9780521816007
Genre : Science
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This accessible guide to the hottest topics in physics is written by a team of leading international experts.

Massive

Author : Ian Sample
ISBN : 9780465031696
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The biggest science story of our time, Massive spans four decades, weaving together the personal narratives and international rivalries behind the search for the “God" particle, or Higgs boson. A story of grand ambition, intense competition, clashing egos, and occasionally spectacular failures, Massive is the first book that reveals the science, culture, and politics behind the biggest unanswered question in modern physics—what gives things mass? Drawing upon his unprecedented access to Peter Higgs, after whom the particle is named, award-winning science writer Ian Sample chronicles the multinational and multibillion-dollar quest to solve the mystery of mass. For scientists, to find the God particle is to finally understand the origin of mass, and until now, the story of their search has never been told.

Atom

Author : Isaac Asimov
ISBN : 0452268346
Genre : Business & Economics
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Looks at the history of atomic and subatomic research from the ancient Greeks to modern particle physics

The Particle Explosion

Author : Frank Close
ISBN : 0198539991
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines the subatomic world, the science of particle physics, and its attempt to understand the very nature of matter and energy.

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