|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Experiment and the Development of the Theory of Weak Interactions: From Fermi to V-A: 1. Fermi's theory; 2. Toward a universal Fermi interaction; muons and pions; 3. Beta-decay theory following World War II; 4. The discovery of parity nonconversation; 5. The V-A theory of weak interactions and its acceptance; Part II. Toward a Philosophy of Experiment: 6. Experimental results; 7. The roles of experiment; 8. Do mutants have to be slain, or do they die of natural causes? The case of atomic parity-violation experiments; Conclusion; Appendix; References; Index.