A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo: A Guide to Particle Physics / Edition 2

A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo: A Guide to Particle Physics / Edition 2

by S. Glashow, Cindy Schwarz
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563966174

ISBN-13: 9781563966170

Pub. Date: 09/24/1996

Publisher: American Inst. of Physics

This popular book introduces the ideas, terminology, and techniques of high-energy physics. Insights into the structure of matter from the atom down to the quark are made accessible to readers who have no physics background.
"With hardly a mathematical formula, Ms. Schwarz clearly explains the language and much of the substance of elementary particle physics."

Overview

This popular book introduces the ideas, terminology, and techniques of high-energy physics. Insights into the structure of matter from the atom down to the quark are made accessible to readers who have no physics background.
"With hardly a mathematical formula, Ms. Schwarz clearly explains the language and much of the substance of elementary particle physics." -FROM THE INTRODUCTION BY STANLEY GLASHOW, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, NOBEL LAUREATE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563966170
Publisher:
American Inst. of Physics
Publication date:
09/24/1996
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1997
Pages:
118
Sales rank:
973,673
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

1. Matter in the Early 20th Century; 2. Forces and Interactions; 3. A Glimpse at the Particle Zoo; 4. More Particles and Conservation Rules; 5. Simplification of the Zoo; 6. The Standard Model; 7. Particle Accelerators; 8. Particle Detectors; 9. Open Questions; Appendix

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