Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction (Kobo eBook)

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In this compelling introduction to the fundamental particles that make up the universe, Frank Close takes us on a journey into the atom to examine known particles such as quarks, electrons, and the ghostly neutrino. Along the way he provides fascinating insights into how discoveries in particle physics have actually been made, and discusses how our picture of the world has been radically revised in the light of these developments. He concludes by looking ahead to new ideas about themystery of antimatter, the number of dimensions that there might be in the universe, and to what the next 50 years of research might reveal.

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ISBN-13: 9780191577901
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication Date: May 13th, 2004