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Nature's Blueprint Supersymmetry and the Search for a Unified Theory of Matter and Force

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ISBN-10: 0061558362

ISBN-13: 9780061558368

Edition: 2008

Authors: Dan Hooper

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The first accessible book on a theory of physics that explains the relationship between the particles and forces that make up our universe. For decades, physicists have been fascinated with the possibility that two seemingly independent aspects of our world-matter and force-may in fact be intimately connected and inseparable facets of nature. This idea, known as supersymmetry, is considered by many physicists to be one of the most beautiful and elegant theories ever conceived. According to this theory, however, there is much more to our universe than we have witnessed thus far. In particular, supersymmetry predicts that for each type of particle there must also exist others, called…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/16/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Discovery!
The Birth of a New Science
Dirac's Symmetry
From Simplicity to Chaos ... and Back Again
The World as We Know It
The Birth of Supersymmetry
Unity in All Things
The Hunt Begins
Bang!
The Machine
In Search of Beauty and Truth
The LHC Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Story!
Index