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