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Jonathan Allday - Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang - 9781498773119 - V9781498773119
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Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang

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CHOICE: Highly Recommended Quarks, Leptons and The Big Bang, Third Edition, is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to particle physics and related areas of cosmology. It bridges the gap between non-technical popular accounts and textbooks for advanced students. The book concentrates on presenting the subject from the modern perspective of quarks, leptons and the forces between them. This book will appeal to students, teachers and general science readers interested in fundamental ideas of modern physics. This edition brings the book completely up to date by including advances in particle physics and cosmology, such as ... Read more

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About Jonathan Allday
Jonathan Allday has taught physics in schools for 30 years, latterly at the Royal Hospital School in the UK. After completing his Natural Sciences degree at Cambridge, he moved to Liverpool University for a PhD in particle physics, working on one of the last bubble chamber experiments at CERN. During this time, he was invited to join a group developing ... Read more

Reviews for Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang
This third edition of Allday's excellent text exploring particle physics and astrophysics has been updated to include the discovery of the Higgs Boson particle, massive Neutrinos, and gravitational waves. Allday (Royal Hospital School, UK) begins with a primer on the standard model and relativity in particle physics; a very easily comprehended section explains the Higgs mechanism. Allday writes in a ... Read more

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