New PDF release: A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

By Jon Butterworth

'A great, compelling and insightful voyage to the frontier of information from an excellent author with a deep understanding.' Brian Cox

What is the universe particularly made up of? How can we be aware of? persist with the map of the invisible to discover out...

Over the final sixty years, scientists world wide have labored jointly to discover the elemental materials of subject, and the forces that govern their behaviour. the end result, up to now, is the ‘Standard version’ of straight forward debris: a theoretical map of the elemental development blocks of the universe. With the invention of the Higgs boson in 2012, the map as we all know it was once accomplished, but in addition prolonged into unusual new territory.

A Map of the Invisible is an explorer’s advisor to the traditional version and the extreme geographical regions of particle physics. After shrinking us all the way down to the dimensions of a sub-atomic particle, pioneering physicist Jon Butterworth takes us on board his learn vessel for a trip looking for atoms and quarks, electrons and neutrinos, and the forces that form the universe. step-by-step, discovery by means of discovery, we trip into the realm of the unseen, from the atom to black holes and darkish subject, and past, to the outer reaches of the cosmos and the frontiers of human knowledge.

Beautifully illustrated, with steadily evolving maps supplying an artistic visible thesaurus because the trip progresses, A Map of the Invisible offers a necessary advent to our global, and to particle physics. it's a landmark paintings of non-fiction through one of many nice scientists and technological know-how writers of today.

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