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- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
Among the current books that celebrate the discovery of the Higgs boson, Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe is a rare objective treatment of the subject. The book is an insider's behind-the-scenes look at the arcane, fascinating world of theoretical and experimental particle physics leading up to the recent discovery of a new boson. If... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 10.99
The hunt for the Higgs particle has involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. So exactly what is this particle? Why does it matter so much? What does it tell us about the Universe? Has the discovery announced on 4 July 2012 finished the search? And was finding it really worth all the effort?The short answer is yes. The Higgs field is proposed... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 12.99
Winner of the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books It was the universe?s most elusive particle, the linchpin for everything scientists dreamed up to explain how physics works. It had to be found. But projects as big as CERN?s Large Hadron Collider don?t happen without incredible risks – and occasional skullduggery. In the definitive... more...
- Springer London 2010; US$ 99.00
This book offers a modern way of dealing with the problems of equilibrium states of Bose systems. It provides new ways of looking at existing problems, new technologies for solving old problems and new applications for new exact results. more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 39.99
The Higgs Hunter's Guide is a definitive and comprehensive guide to the physics of Higgs bosons. In particular, it discusses the extended Higgs sectors required by those recent theoretical approaches that go beyond the Standard Model, including supersymmetry and superstring-inspired models. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 84.95
Axions are peculiar hypothetical particles that could both solve the CP problem of quantum chromodynamics and at the same time account for the dark matter of the universe. Based on a series of lectures by world experts in this field held at CERN (Geneva), this volume provides a pedagogical introduction to the theory, cosmology and astrophysics of these... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 187.00
The Standard Model of particle physics is extremely successful in describing nature. It is, however, incomplete in one major way: the masses of gauge bosons and fermions enter the Standard Model through the Higgs mechanism. That is completely satisfactory technically, but it is not understood physically. We do not yet know what nature really does to... more...