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At the Root of Things

The Subatomic World, 1st Edition

By Palash Baran Pal

CRC Press

215 pages

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pub: 2014-08-27
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At the Root of Things: The Subatomic World is a journey into the world of elementary particles-the basic constituents of all matter in the universe-and the nature of the interactions among them. The book begins with a summary of pre-quantum physics and later tackles quantum physics, which is essential for the study of elementary particles. The book

Table of Contents

Conservation Laws. Waves and Particles. Insider's Story of the Atomland. Smaller than the Atom. Destination Unification. Suggested Reading. Index.

About the Author

Palash B Pal is a senior professor at the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics in Kolkata. He was awarded a PhD from the Carnegie-Mellon University. Dr. Pal's research interests are in the area of particle physics. He has written various academic books, as well as popular-level books, and received the "Rabindra Smriti Puroskar" ("Rabindranath Tagore memorial prize") from the Government of West Bengal. He has authored nearly 100 academic papers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Nuclear Physics
SCIENCE / Physics