The Resource The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy

The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy

Label
The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe
Title
The edge of physics
Title remainder
a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe
Statement of responsibility
Anil Ananthaswamy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ananthaswamy weaves together stories about the people and places at the heart of today's research in physics, while beautifully explaining the problems that scientists are trying to solve. In so doing, he provides a unique portrait of the universe and our quest to understand it
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ananthaswamy, Anil
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.A53 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Physics
Label
The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy
Link
https://archive.org/details/edgeofphysicsjou00anan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-297) and index
Contents
Monks and astronomers -- The experiment that detects nothing -- Little neutral ones -- The Paranal light quartet -- Fire, rock, and ice -- Three thousand eyes in the Karoo -- Antimatter over Antarctica -- Einstein meets quantum physics at the South Pole -- The heart of the matter -- Whispers from other universes -- Appendix I. The standard model of particle physics -- Appendix II. From the Big Bang to now : the standard model of cosmology
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033591239
Label
The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy
Link
https://archive.org/details/edgeofphysicsjou00anan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-297) and index
Contents
Monks and astronomers -- The experiment that detects nothing -- Little neutral ones -- The Paranal light quartet -- Fire, rock, and ice -- Three thousand eyes in the Karoo -- Antimatter over Antarctica -- Einstein meets quantum physics at the South Pole -- The heart of the matter -- Whispers from other universes -- Appendix I. The standard model of particle physics -- Appendix II. From the Big Bang to now : the standard model of cosmology
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033591239

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