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The Resource The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy

The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy

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The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe
Title
The edge of physics
Title remainder
a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe
Statement of responsibility
Anil Ananthaswamy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ananthaswamy weaves together stories about the people and places at the heart of today's research in physics, while beautifully explaining the problems that scientists are trying to solve. In so doing, he provides a unique portrait of the universe and our quest to understand it
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ananthaswamy, Anil
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.A53 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Physics
Label
The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223091468737
  • 31223091468745
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Monks and astronomers -- The experiment that detects nothing -- Little neutral ones -- The Paranal light quartet -- Fire, rock, and ice -- Three thousand eyes in the Karoo -- Antimatter over Antarctica -- Einstein meets quantum physics at the South Pole -- The heart of the matter -- Whispers from other universes -- Appendix I. The standard model of particle physics -- Appendix II. From the Big Bang to now : the standard model of cosmology
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
322 p.
Isbn
9780618884681
Lccn
2009020225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 317917984
  • (OCoLC)317917984
Label
The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe, Anil Ananthaswamy
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223091468737
  • 31223091468745
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Monks and astronomers -- The experiment that detects nothing -- Little neutral ones -- The Paranal light quartet -- Fire, rock, and ice -- Three thousand eyes in the Karoo -- Antimatter over Antarctica -- Einstein meets quantum physics at the South Pole -- The heart of the matter -- Whispers from other universes -- Appendix I. The standard model of particle physics -- Appendix II. From the Big Bang to now : the standard model of cosmology
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
322 p.
Isbn
9780618884681
Lccn
2009020225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 317917984
  • (OCoLC)317917984

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