Why the Universe Exists: How Particle Physics Unlocks the Secrets of Everything

Author(s): New Scientist Staff

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As you read this, billions of neutrinos from the sun are passing through your body, antimatter is sprouting from your dinner and the core of your being is a chaotic mess of particles known only as quarks and gluons.


If the recent discovery of the Higgs Boson piqued your interest, then Why The Universe Exists will take you deeper into the world of particle physics, with leading physicists and New Scientist exploring how the universe functions at the smallest scales.


Find out about hunt for dark matter and why there is something rather than nothing. Discover how accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland are rewinding time to the first moments after the big bang, and how ghostly neutrino particles may hold the answers to the greatest mysteries of the universe.


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  • : 9781473629684
  • : Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • : John Murray Learning
  • : September 2017
  • : 21.60 cmmm X 13.50 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : New Scientist Staff
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 539.72
  • : 224