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Author Close, F. E.

Title The particle odyssey : a journey to the heart of the matter / Frank Close, Michael Marten, Christine Sutton
Edition New edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 240 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents 1. The World of Particles; 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. Future Challenges; 11. Futureclash; 12. Particles at Work; Table of Particles; Further Reading and Acknowledgements; Picture Credits; Index
Summary 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
Notes "This new edition first published 2002 in hardback"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 234) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nuclear physics -- Research -- History -- Popular works.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Popular works.
Genre/Form History.
Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Marten, Michael, 1947-
Sutton, Christine.
ISBN 0191523070 (electronic bk.)
9780191523076 (electronic bk.)