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The New Cosmic Onion

Quarks and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

By Frank Close

CRC Press

232 pages

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Not since Newton's apple has there been a physics phenomenon as deliciously appealing to the masses as Frank Close's Cosmic Onion. Widely embraced by scientists and laypersons alike, the book quickly became an international bestseller. Translated into seven languages, it propelled the author to become a worldwide celebrity as well as an inspi

Table of Contents

The Nature of the Universe. Atoms. Nucleus. The Forces of Nature. Nuclear Particles and the Eightfold Way. Quarks. Quantum Chromodynamics. The Electroweak Force. From Charm to Top. The LEP Era. Matter and Antimatter. Neutrinos. Guts, Susy, and Higgs. The Early Universe.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI051000
SCIENCE / Nuclear Physics
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics