A Palette of Particles by Jeremy Bernstein

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Jeremy Bernstein guides readers through high-energy physics from early twentieth-century atomic models to leptons, mesons, quarks, and the newly discovered Higgs boson, drawing them into the excitement of a universe where 80 percent of all matter has never been identified. From molecules to galaxies, the more we discover, the less we seem to know.

About Jeremy Bernstein

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Jeremy Bernstein is the author of many books on science for the general reader, most recently Quantum Leaps.Author's home: Aspen, CO
Published March 11, 2013 by Harvard University Press. 221 pages
Genres: Science & Math, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Casting subatomic particles across a metaphorical painter’s palette, Bernstein (Quantum Leaps) blends science, history, and anecdote (including his own work on staff at Harvard University and Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study) to reveal the lively, often bewildering world of particle p...

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