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A zeptospace odyssey : a journey into the physics of the LHC

Author: Gian Francesco Giudice; European Organization for Nuclear Research.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book aims to provide a guide for understanding and following the discoveries that will take place within the next few years at the Large Hadron Collider project at CERN.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gian Francesco Giudice; European Organization for Nuclear Research.
ISBN: 9780199581917 0199581916
OCLC Number: 472118388
Awards: Winner of Finalist for the Galileo Prize 2012.
Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Prologue --
pt. 1. Matter of Particles --
2. Dissecting Matter --
3. Forces of Nature --
4. Sublime Marvel --
pt. 2. Starship of Zeptospace --
5. Stairway to Heaven --
6. Lord of the Rings --
7. Telescopes Aimed at Zeptospace --
pt. 3. Missions in Zeptospace --
8. Breaking Symmetries --
9. Dealing with Naturalness --
10. Supersymmetry --
11. From Extra Dimensions to New Forces --
12. Exploring the Universe With a Microscope --
13. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Gian Francesco Giudice, CERN, Department of Theoretical Physics, Geneva, Switzerland.
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