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Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe Hardcover – 6 Mar 2014

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: OUP USA (6 Mar. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199915520
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199915521
  • Product Dimensions: 23.9 x 2.5 x 16.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 907,878 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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There are many books on the market that describe the Higgs boson discovery. This book's uniqueness is its author's uncompromising drive to question both theory and experiment. It might frustrate you. You might love it. (Tara Shears, Times Higher Education)

Two things make this book stand out. One is the authorâs personal involvement in the field over a long period, and the other is that he is brave enough not to take the simplistic stance that weâve found the Higgs and itâs all over, but rather to point out that things are a lot more complicated than the press releases from CERN would suggest. (Brian Clegg, Popular Science)

About the Author

John W. Moffat has been a professor of physics for more than three decades. He is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, a member of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and adjunct professor in the physics department at the University of Waterloo. Moffat is well known for his alternative theory of gravity to Einstein's general relativity. He is the author of Reinventing Gravity: A Physicist Goes Beyond Einstein and Einstein Wrote Back: My Life in Physics.


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