Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN by Pauline Gagnon

Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and…

byPauline Gagnon

Hardcover | August 20, 2016

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POPULAR SCIENCE. CERN, the European Laboratory for particle physics, regularly makes the news. What kind of research happens at this international laboratory and how does it impact people's daily lives? Why is the discovery of the Higgs boson so important? Particle physics describes all matter found on Earth, in stars and all galaxies but it also tries to go beyond what is known to describe dark matter, a form of matter five times more prevalent than the known, regular matter. How do we know this mysterious dark matter exists and is there a chance it will be discovered soon? About sixty countries contributed to the construction of the gigantic Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN and its immense detectors. Dive in to discover how international teams of researchers work together to push scientific knowledge forward. Here is a book written for every person who wishes to learn a little more about particle physics, without requiring prior scientific knowledge.

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Title:Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.03 inPublished:August 20, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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