God Particle If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question?

ISBN-10: 0618711686

ISBN-13: 9780618711680

Edition: 2006

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In this extraordinarily accessible and enormously witty book, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Leon Lederman guides us on a fascinating tour of the history of particle physics. The book takes us from the Greeks' earliest scientific observations through Einstein and beyond in an inspiring celebration of human curiosity. It ends with the quest for the Higgs boson, nicknamed the God Particle, which scientists hypothesize will help unlock the last secrets of the subatomic universe. With a new preface by Lederman, The God Particle will leave you marveling at our continuing pursuit of the infinitesimal.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 6/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Dick Teresi is the author or coauthor of several books about science and technology, including "The God Particle." He is cofounder of "Omni" magazine and has written for "Discover, The New York Times Magazine, " and "The Atlantic Monthly, " and is a frequent reviewer and essayist for "The New York Times Book Review." He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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