Particles and the Universe: From the Ionian School to the Higgs Boson and Beyond by Stephan Narison

Particles and the Universe: From the Ionian School to the Higgs Boson and Beyond

byStephan Narison

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2015

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This book aims to present the history and developments of particle physics from the introduction of the notion of particles by the Ionian school until the discovery of the Higgs boson at LHC in 2012. Neutrino experiments and particle accelerators where different particles have been discovered are reviewed. In particular, details about the CERN accelerators are presented. This book also discusses the future developments of the field and the work to popularize high energy physics. A short presentation of some features of astrophysics and its connection to particle physics is also included. At the end of the book, some useful tools in the research of particle physics are given for the advanced readers.

Contents:

  • General Introduction
  • Modern Theories of Forces
  • Higgs Boson Discovery and Beyond
  • Experiments to Go Back in Time
  • A Brief Cosmos Tour
  • Fundamental Researches and Society
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix: Useful Notes for Advanced Readers

Readership: University students, researchers and general public interested in the history and developments of particle physics.
Key Features:

  • Accessible and useful to a large audience: from non-physicists to PhD students and researchers in high energy physics
  • A wide spectrum of topics from a short introduction in astrophysics to the advanced researches in high energy physics
Title:Particles and the Universe: From the Ionian School to the Higgs Boson and BeyondFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2015Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814644714

ISBN - 13:9789814644716

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