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Published: 29 July 2004

160 Pages | 32 halftones & line illus.

4-1/2 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780192804341

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Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close

Very Short Introductions

  • A compelling and lively one-volume introduction to the fundamental particles that make up the universe.
  • The author has excellent credentials: former Head of the Theoretical Physics Division at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, he is now a fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, and Professor of Astronomy at Gresham College, London. In 1996 he was awarded the Kelvin Medal of the Institute of Physics for 'outstanding contributions to the public understanding of physics.'

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