The New Cosmic Onion
Quarks and the Nature of the UniverseBook - 2007
Not since Newton's apple has there been a physics phenomenon as appealing to the masses as was the first edition of this book. Widely embraced by scientists and laypersons alike, the book quickly became an international bestseller, has been translated into seven languages, and propelled the author to become a recognized popular science celebrity around the world. Much has changed since the original publication in 1983, and this new edition has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the new view of the universe. Keeping the best contents from the previous work, it includes extensive new material explaining the scientific challenges at the start of this century.
Publisher: New York : Taylor & Francis, c2007.
Branch Call Number: 539.7216 Clo
Characteristics: 219 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.