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  • Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction

    Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192804341

    In this compelling introduction to the fundamental particles that make up the universe, Frank Close takes us on a journey into the atom to examine known particles such as quarks, electrons, and the ghostly neutrino. Along the way he provides fascina…

  • Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

    Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198718635

    Nuclear physics began long before the identification of fundamental particles, with J. J. Thomson's discovery of the electron at the end of the 19th century, which implied the existence of a positive charge in the atom to make it neutral. In this Ve…

  • Nothing: A Very Short Introduction

    Nothing: A Very Short Introduction
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199225866

    What is 'nothing'? What remains when you take all the matter away? Can empty space - a void - exist? This Very Short Introduction explores the science and the history of the elusive void: from Aristotle who insisted that the vacuum was impossible, v…

  • Antimatter

    Antimatter
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198831914

    Antimatter explores a strange mirror world, where particles have identical yet opposite properties to those that make up the familiar matter we encounter everyday; where left becomes right, positive becomes negative; and where, should matter and ant…

  • Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

    Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141986449

    "Trinity" was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. Trinity is now also the extraordinary story of the bomb's metaphorical father, Rudolf Peierls; his intellectual son, the atomic spy, Klaus Fuchs, and…

  • The New Cosmic Onion

    The New Cosmic Onion
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781584887980

    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 in…

  • The New Cosmic Onion

    The New Cosmic Onion
    av Frank Close

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138429703

    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 in…

  • The Infinity Puzzle

    The Infinity Puzzle
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199673308

    We are living in a Golden Age of Physics. Forty or so years ago, three brilliant, yet little-known scientists - an American, a Dutchman, and an Englishman - made breakthroughs which later inspired the construction of the Large Hadron Collider at CER…

  • The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe

    The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe
    av Frank Close

    CD-bok - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781452607085

    The second half of the twentieth century witnessed a scientific gold rush as physicists raced to chart the inner workings of the atom. The stakes were high: the questions were big, and there were Nobel Prizes and everlasting glory to be won. Many my…

  • Antimatter

    Antimatter
    av Frank Close

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199578870

    Antimatter explores a strange mirror world, where particles have identical yet opposite properties to those that make up the familiar matter we encounter everyday; where left becomes right, positive becomes negative; and where, should matter and ant…

  • Half Life

    Half Life
    av Frank Close

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780747460

    The memo landed on Kim Philby's desk in Washington, DC, in July 1950. Three months later, Bruno Pontecorvo, a physicist at Harwell, Britain's atomic energy lab, disappeared without a trace. When he re-surfaced six years later, he was on the other si…

  • Das Nichts Verstehen: Die Suche Nach Dem Vakuum Und Die Entwicklung Der Quantenphysik

    Das Nichts Verstehen: Die Suche Nach Dem Vakuum Und Die Entwicklung Der Quantenphysik
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783827428981

    Ein Buch ber das Nichts, kurz und knapp, von den Griechen bis zur modernen Kosmologie. Was ist das Nichts? Was bleibt brig, wenn man alle Materie wegnimmt? Kann es einen wirklich leeren Raum geben - oder ist Nichts unm glich? Dieses kleine Buch erku…

  • Eclipse - Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

    Eclipse - Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon
    av Frank Close

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198795490

    On 21 August 2017, over 100 million people will gather in a narrow belt across the USA to witness the most watched total solar eclipse in history. Eclipse - Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon, written by the widely read popular science author Fra…

  • Too Hot to Handle

    Too Hot to Handle
    av Frank Close

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691635019

    Frank Close, a leading physicist and talented popular science writer, reveals the true story of the cold fusion controversy--a story ignored until now in spite of the glare of publicity surrounding Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons. On March 23, 1…

  • Too Hot to Handle

    Too Hot to Handle
    av Frank Close

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691606200

    Frank Close, a leading physicist and talented popular science writer, reveals the true story of the cold fusion controversy--a story ignored until now in spite of the glare of publicity surrounding Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons. On March 23, 1…

  • Half-Life

    Half-Life
    av Frank Close

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465069989

    It was at the height of the Cold War, in the summer of 1950, when Bruno Pontecorvo mysteriously vanished behind the Iron Curtain. Who was he, and what caused him to disappear? Was he simply a physicist, or also a spy and communist radical? A protege…

  • The Infinity Puzzle

    The Infinity Puzzle
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465063826

    Speculation is rife that by 2012 the elusive Higgs boson will be found at the Large Hadron Collider. If found, the Higgs boson would help explain why everything has mass. But there's more at stake,what we're really testing is our capacity to make th…

  • Lucifer's Legacy

    Lucifer's Legacy
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486491677

    This thought-provoking work by a physicist and popular science writer explores the origins of asymmetry from the molecular level to that of the universe at large. His cosmic "tour" ranges from the development of human embryos to the mysterious Higgs…

  • Theories of Everything: Ideas in Profile

    Theories of Everything: Ideas in Profile
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781257517

    Physicist Frank Close takes the reader to the frontiers of science in a vividly told investigation of revolutionary science and enterprise from the seventeenth century to the present. He looks at what has been meant by theories of everything, explor…

  • Neutrino

    Neutrino
    av Frank Close, Michael Basler, Frank Close

    Inbunden - 2012 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783827429407

    Ich habe ein Teilchen postuliert, das nicht entdeckt werden kann, stellte der Physiker Wolfgang Pauli einst fest. Es brauchte lange Jahre, viel Geduld und grossen Einfallsreichtum, um einen indirekten, fluchtigen Blick auf das schwer fassbare Neutri…

  • Eclipses

    Eclipses
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190902469

    "Have you ever seen a total solar eclipse?" If the question caused you to search your memory, the correct answer would have been "no." A common response is: "Yes-I saw one, it was about 90% partial eclipse where I lived." A 90% partial eclipse is in…

  • Eclipses

    Eclipses
    av Frank Close

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190902476

    "Have you ever seen a total solar eclipse?" If the question caused you to search your memory, the correct answer would have been "no." A common response is: "Yes-I saw one, it was about 90% partial eclipse where I lived." A 90% partial eclipse is in…

  • Electromagnetic Interactions and Hadronic Structure

    Electromagnetic Interactions and Hadronic Structure

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521115940

    The distribution of quarks within protons and neutrons, their interactions, and how they define the properties of protons, neutrons and nuclei, are subjects of major research worldwide. Written by leading experts in the field, both theoretical and e…

  • Neutrino

    Neutrino
    av Frank Close

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199695997

    What are neutrinos? Why does nature need them? What use are they?Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. Formed in certain radioactive decays, they pass through most matter with ease. These tiny, ghostly particles are for…