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Author Mee, Nicholas, author.
Title Higgs force : cosmic symmetry shattered : the story of the greatest scientific discovery for 50 years / Nicholas Mee.
Publisher Marple, U.K. : Quantum Wave Pub., 2012, c2013.
 Book Stacks  QC793.5.B62 M44 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript 482 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Edition 2nd ed.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Seeing the world through kaleidoscope eyes -- Unity is strength -- The dreams that stuff is made of -- QED -- We are stardust! -- Zen and the art of quark dynamics -- The mystery of the secret symmetry -- The grand synthesis -- The ultimate prize -- Appendix. Landau and Higgs.
Summary "Higgs Force tells the incredible story of the most important scientific discovery of the past 50 years. It begins with the ideas of the Greek philosophers over two thousand years ago, and takes us on a journey through many of the most important scientific discoveries in history before bringing us right up to date with the discovery of the Higgs particle in July 2012."--P. [4] of cover.
ISBN 9780957274617 (pbk.)
0957274610 (pbk.)
9780957274624 (hb)
0957274629 (hb)
Subject Nuclear physics.
Nuclear physics -- History.
Higgs bosons.
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Broken symmetry (Physics)

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