5 edition of **A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo** found in the catalog.

A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo

Cindy Schwartz

- 266 Want to read
- 24 Currently reading

Published
**October 1992**
by Amer Inst of Physics
.

Written in English

- Atomic & molecular physics,
- Particle & high-energy physics,
- Nuclear Physics,
- Science,
- Particle Physics,
- Science/Mathematics

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 128 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL8180040M |

ISBN 10 | 0883189542 |

ISBN 10 | 9780883189542 |

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At the Particle Zoo - the extraordinary subatomic world of antimatter, ghostly neutrinos, strange-flavored quarks and time-traveling electrons, gravitons and glueballs, mind-boggling eleven-dimensional strings and the elusive Higgs boson itself/5. A Tour Of The Subatomic Zoo A Guide To Particle Physics Page #1 Introducing A Tour Of The Subatomic Zoo A Guide To Particle Physics Ebook * Book A TOUR OF THE SUBATOMIC ZOO A GUIDE TO PARTICLE PHYSICS * By Norman Bridwell, a tour of the subatomic zoo a guide to particle physics is a brief and ambitious expedition into the.

Her first book, A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo, won the American Library Association Award for Outstanding Academic Book and is now out in a second edition. Her second book, Interactive Physics Player Workbook, has been well received and is currently in its second edition. This book is the product of many years of teaching a course at Vassar College on subatomic physics for non-science majors. As a final exercise in the course, the students were required to write a short story or poem with subatomic particles as the main characters. I have collected the very best of them in this book. By the time you read the whole book you should be familiar .

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With hardly a mathematical formula, Professor Cindy Schwarz clearly explains the language and much of the substance of elementary particle physics for the 99% of students who do not aspire to a career in physics. If Your Understanding of the fundamental particles of matter is confined to the electron, proton, and neutron, take heart.

Here is a book that takes you on a tour through the world of the "subatomic zoo", populated by some of the most dramatic discoveries of modern science - notably, quarks, leptons, and the basic forces that govern their interactions.

A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo: A guide to particle physics is a brief and ambitious expedition into the remarkably simple ingredients of all the wonders of nature. With hardly a mathematical formula, Professor Cindy Schwarz clearly explains the language and much of the substance of elementary Author: Cindy Schwarz.

This popular book introduces the ideas, terminology, and techniques of high-energy physics. Views of matter from the atom down to the quark are discussed historically, in language that is accessible to readers who have no physics background.

The author has also added a Brand: AIP-Press. Cindy's first book A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo, published by Springer-Verlag was reviewed in Physics Today, The Physics Teacher, Choice and Scitech Book News. Scitech said 'A great little book, and if every physics textbook were like this, physics classrooms would be crowded.' The book also won the American Library Association Award for.

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A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo fills a vast gap in the literature that few of us physicists ever noticed. Physics is a vertical discipline.

We do a fine job at training our successors, who are led through a maze of ever more abstract and mathematical disciplines such as mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, quantum theory, and relativity. Browse more videos. Playing next. The book guides readers through the subatomic "zoo" populated by some of the most dramatic discoveries of modern science--notably, quarks, leptons, and the basic forces that govern their interactions.

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In particle physics, the term particle zoo is used colloquially to describe a relatively extensive list of the then known "elementary particles" by comparison to the variety of species in a zoo.

In the history of particle physics, the situation was particularly confusing in the late the discovery of quarks, hundreds of strongly interacting particles were known and believed to be Elementary: FermionsQuarks, Up (quark, antiquark).

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