Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics

April 2, 2019|
Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics by Jon Butterworth
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Journey into an unseen world-and to the frontiers of human knowledge

Welcome to Atom Land, a subatomic realm governed by the laws of particle physics. Here, electromagnetism is a highway system; the strong force, a railway; the weak force, an airline. With award-winning physicist Jon Butterworth as your guide, you''ll set sail from Port Electron in search of strange new terrain-from the Isle of Quarks to the very edge of Antimatter. Journey into an unseen world-and to the frontiers of human knowledge.
Jon Butterworth is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at University College London and a member of the ATLAS collaboration at CERN''s Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland. He writes the Life and Physics blog for the Guardian, has written articles for a range of publications including the BBC and New Scientis...
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Title:Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:April 2, 2019
Publisher:Experiment
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781615195756

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