The Particle at the End of the Universe

How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
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Product Number: Z06300
Released: Jan 01, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470342746
Narrator/s: Jonathan Hogan
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Caltech physicist and acclaimed author Sean Carroll offers listeners this eye-opening profile of the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the mysterious Higgs boson particle, the subatomic building block that imbues elementary particles with mass. Here Carroll chronicles how such a complex project got off the ground in the first place and explains why this discovery is so important, and what it means for the future of physics.

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Author(s): Sean Carroll
Genre: Science

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The Particle at the End of the Universe
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Product Number:Z06300

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Author(s): Sean Carroll
Narrator(s): Jonathan Hogan
Genre: Science
Product Number C02325
Released: Jan 11, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470342739
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Author(s): Sean Carroll
Narrator(s): Jonathan Hogan
Genre: Science
Product Number MP0791
Released: Feb 08, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470344245
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Author(s): Sean Carroll
Genre: Science, History
Product Number EB00397504
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Dutton
ISBN: #9781101609705

Professional reviews

"This layman's book on particle physics is be easy to follow but not simplistic. Jonathan Hogan's narration exactly matches this approach. His tone is conversational, with an occasional gee-whiz kind of enthusiasm that is the hallmark of a good scientist. But make no mistake, this book is deep and at times dense. It requires concentration. So while the reading is easy to follow, the material remains complex and requires a base of knowledge not every listener will have. The author does offer up enough basics that his discussion of the Higgs boson--the key to understanding why matter exists--makes sense even to the relatively uninitiated. Listeners who complete the journey will have a better understanding of the subject. R.C.G. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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