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The particle odyssey : a journey to the heart of the matter

Author: F E Close; Michael Marten; Christine Sutton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Presenting over 100 images of particle 'events', this work takes the reader on an illustrated journey to the heart of matter. It describes, in non-technical language, the key experiments and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F E Close; Michael Marten; Christine Sutton
ISBN: 0198609434 9780198609438
OCLC Number: 59277819
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Description: 260 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: 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
Responsibility: Frank Close, Michael Marten, Christine Sutton.
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