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The Resource The particle at the end of the universe : how the hunt for the Higgs boson leads us to the edge of a new world, Sean Carroll

The particle at the end of the universe : how the hunt for the Higgs boson leads us to the edge of a new world, Sean Carroll

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The particle at the end of the universe : how the hunt for the Higgs boson leads us to the edge of a new world
Title
The particle at the end of the universe
Title remainder
how the hunt for the Higgs boson leads us to the edge of a new world
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Sean Carroll
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Scientists have just announced an historic discovery on a par with the splitting of the atom: the Higgs boson, the key to understanding why mass exists has been found. Carroll takes readers behind the scenes of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN to meet the scientists and explain this landmark event. We only discovered the electron just over a hundred years ago and considering where that took us-- from nuclear energy to quantum computing-- the inventions that will result from the Higgs discovery will be world-changing
Writing style
Award
Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 2013.
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10156630
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1966-
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Carroll, Sean M.
Dewey number
539.721
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC793.5.B62
LC item number
C37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Higgs bosons
  • Large Hadron Collider (France and Switzerland)
  • Standard model (Nuclear physics)
  • Inventions
Target audience
adult
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how the hunt for the Higgs Boson leads us to the edge of a new world
Label
The particle at the end of the universe : how the hunt for the Higgs boson leads us to the edge of a new world, Sean Carroll
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The point -- Next to godliness -- Atoms and particles -- The accelerator story -- The largest machine ever built -- Wisdom through smashing -- Particles in the waves -- Through a broken mirror -- Bringing down the house -- Spreading the word -- Nobel dreams -- Beyond this horizon -- Making it worth defending
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525953593
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 795168227
  • (OCoLC)795168227
Label
The particle at the end of the universe : how the hunt for the Higgs boson leads us to the edge of a new world, Sean Carroll
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The point -- Next to godliness -- Atoms and particles -- The accelerator story -- The largest machine ever built -- Wisdom through smashing -- Particles in the waves -- Through a broken mirror -- Bringing down the house -- Spreading the word -- Nobel dreams -- Beyond this horizon -- Making it worth defending
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525953593
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 795168227
  • (OCoLC)795168227

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