By M.K. Sundaresan
Actually hundreds of thousands of hassle-free debris were chanced on during the last 50 years, their homes measured, relationships systematized, and lifestyles and behaviour defined in a myriad of cleverly developed theories. because the box has grown so impressively, so has its jargon. formerly, scientists in different fields have had no unmarried source from which they could fast reference an idea, acronym, or time period and locate an available definition and explanation.
The instruction manual of Particle Physics fills that void. This distinct paintings comprises, in encyclopedic shape, phrases of curiosity in particle physics, together with its bizarre jargon. It covers the experimental and theoretical suggestions of particle physics besides phrases from the heavily similar fields of astrophysics and cosmology. Designed essentially for non-specialists with a uncomplicated wisdom of quantum mechanics and relativity, the entries look after a level of rigor by means of supplying the appropriate technical and mathematical details.
Clear and fascinating prose, various figures, and old overviews supplement the handbook's comfort either as a reference and as a call for participation into the interesting international of particle physics.