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Published: 28 March 2013

432 Pages | One 8pp b/w plate section and several line drawings


ISBN: 9780199673308

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The Infinity Puzzle

The personalities, politics, and extraordinary science behind the Higgs boson

Frank Close

  • Includes a new epilogue, reflecting on the announcement in July 2012 that the Higgs boson had indeed been discovered
  • Tells the story of the three physicists whose work laid the foundations for the development of the Large Hadron Collider
  • Features lively descriptions of their stories and breakthroughs
  • Draws out the exciting scientific developments of the last forty years