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The Resource Present at the creation : the story of CERN and the large hadron collider, Amir D, Aczel

Present at the creation : the story of CERN and the large hadron collider, Amir D, Aczel

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Present at the creation : the story of CERN and the large hadron collider
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Present at the creation
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the story of CERN and the large hadron collider
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Amir D, Aczel
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Language
eng
Summary
In telling the story of what is perhaps the most anticipated experiment in the history of science, Aczel takes us inside the control rooms at CERN at key moments when an international team of top researchers begins to discover whether this multi-billion euro investment will fulfill its spectacular promise
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DLC
Dewey number
539.7/36094
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC787.P73
LC item number
A29 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Present at the creation : the story of CERN and the large hadron collider, Amir D, Aczel
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Present at the creation : the story of CERN and the large hadron collider, Amir D, Aczel
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The exploding protons -- The LHC and our age-old quest to understand the structure of the universe -- A place called CERN -- Building the greatest machine in history -- LHCb and the mystery of the missing antimatter -- Richard Feynman and a prelude to the standard model -- "Who ordered that?": the discoveries of leaping leptons -- Symmetries of nature, Yang-Mills theory, and quarks -- Hunting the Higgs -- How the Higgs sprang alive inside a read Camaro (and gave birth to three bosons) -- Dark matter, dark energy, and the fate of the universe -- Looking for strings and hidden dimensions -- Will CERN create a black hole? -- The LHC and the future of physics -- Afterword
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ocn495271394
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25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 271 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307591678
Lccn
2010014835
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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