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The discovery of subatomic particles

The discovery of subatomic particles

Author: Steve Weinberg
Publisher: New York : Cambridge Univ Pr, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed

A fascinating account of the discoveries of the constituents of the atom. It also provides an introduction to those fundamentals of classical physics that played crucial roles in these discoveries.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Weinberg
ISBN: 052182351X 9780521823517
OCLC Number: 762197312
Description: xiv, 206 pages : illustrations
Contents: Preface to the first edition; Preface to the revised edition; 1. A world of particles; 2. The discovery of the electron; 3. The atomic scale; 4. The nucleus; 5. More particles; Appendices.
Responsibility: Steven Weinberg.


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From reviews of the first edition: 'Weinberg ... is no stranger to explaining abstruse science in a clear and engaging fashion to the general public, which is precisely what he does here. The Read more...

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