The Particle at the End of the Universe

The Particle at the End of the Universe

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Winner of the prestigious 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books a€œA modern voyage of discovery.a€ a€”Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being The Higgs boson is one of our eraa€™s most fascinating scientific frontiers and the key to understanding why mass exists. The most recent book on the subject, The God Particle, was a bestseller. Now, Caltech physicist Sean Carroll documents the doorway that is openinga€”after billions of dollars and the efforts of thousands of researchers at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerlanda€”into the mind-boggling world of dark matter. The Particle at the End of the Universe has it all: money and politics, jealousy and self-sacrifice, history and cutting-edge physicsa€”all grippingly told by a rising star of science writing.Imagine you see a performance by a very talented magician, who performs an amazing card trick. ... Youa#39;re also clever and persistent, and after quite a bit of thinking you come up with a way the magician could have done it, involving a thin thread secretly attached to the card. ... But you go back to catch another performance of the magiciana#39;s act, where you are able to see the card levitate once again.

Title:The Particle at the End of the Universe
Author:Sean Carroll
Publisher:Penguin - 2012-11-13


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming