Building Blocks of Matter – Encyclopedia of Physics Supplement – John S. Rigden 2003
Macmillan Reference, 16 Mei 2003 – 530 halaman
This new series offers the most comprehensive views of key areas in the world of science. Each set explores all facets of the topic, offering not only descriptive and analytical information, but also cultural and ethical issues and career opportunities. This new supplement to the “Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics, a field that has seen many important breakthroughs since the publication of the parent set in 1996. The work reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle’s discovery and function and covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries of significant scientists working in the field. Case studies and experiments round out the broad range of topics covered.