Particle Physics

A Beginner's Guide

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About The Book

Gaining notoriety as the science behind the controversial experiments of the Large Hadron Collider, particle physics explores our most fundamental and mind-blowing problems: How did the Universe start? What are we made of? How small is the smallest thing? Without presuming any prior scientific knowledge, Brian R. Martin takes readers on a wide-ranging tour of the field, from its beginnings in nuclear physics to the discovery of quarks to present-day research into string theory, the mystery of antimatter, and the search for the elusive God particle.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications (April 1, 2011)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781851687862

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"An important contribution towards explaining one of the 20th century's most significant scientific achievements to the public."

– Brian Foster

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