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Deep down Things The Breathtaking Beauty of Particle Physics

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ISBN-10: 080187971X

ISBN-13: 9780801879715

Edition: 2005

Authors: Bruce A. Schumm

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A useful scientific theory, claimed Einstein, must be explicable to any intelligent person. In Deep Down Things, experimental particle physicist Bruce Schumm has taken this dictum to heart, providing in clear, straightforward prose an elucidation of the Standard Model of particle physics -- a theory that stands as one of the crowning achievements of twentieth-century science. In this one-of-a-kind book, the work of many of the past century's most notable physicists, including Einstein, Schrodinger, Heisenberg, Dirac, Feynman, Gell-Mann, and Weinberg, is knit together in a thorough and accessible exposition of the revolutionary notions that underlie our current view of the fundamental nature…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.54" wide x 9.53" long x 1.34" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

The True Movers & Shakers: The Forces of Nature
The Great Reawakening: The Modern Physics Revolution
The Marriage of Relativity & Quantum Theory: Relativistic Quantum Field Theory
Patterns in Nature: The Fundamental Building Blocks
Mathematical Patterns: Lie Groups
The World Within: Internal Symmetries
Physics by Pure Thought: Gauge Theory
The Current Paradigm: Hidden Symmetry, the Standard Model & the Higgs Boson
Into the Unknown: What Lies Ahead
Exponential Notation