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Author Close, F. E.

Title Particle physics : a very short introduction / Frank Close.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

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Physical description 1 online resource (148 pages) : illustrations
Series Very short introductions ; 109
Very short introductions ; 109.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-132) and index.
Contents Journey to the centre of the universe -- How big and small are big and small? -- How we learn what things are made of, and what we found -- The heart of the matter -- Accelerators : cosmic and manmade -- Detectors : cameras and time machines -- The forces of Nature -- Exotic matter (and antimatter) -- Where has matter come from? -- Questions for the 21st century.
Summary Beginning with a guide to what matter is and what it is made of this book discusses everything from quarks and electrons to exotic matter and antimatter. The author concludes by speculating as to the number of dimensions that might be in the universe, and what the next 50 years of research might uncover.
Subject Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Popular works.
Electronic books.
Popular works.
ISBN 9780191516856 (electronic bk.)
0191516856 (electronic bk.)
9780191577901 (electronic bk.)
0191577901 (electronic bk.)
9786610752744
6610752745
1280752742
9781280752742
9780192804341
0192804340
0191775959
9780191775956
9781429459686
1429459689

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