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The Particle at the End of the Universe

How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

The Particle at the End of the Universe( )
Author: Carroll, Sean
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Dutton Adult
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
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Winner of the prestigious 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books “A modern voyage of discovery.” —Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being The Higgs boson is one of our era’s most fascinating scientific frontiers and the key to understanding why mass exists. The most recent book on the subject, The God Particle, was a bestseller. Now, Caltech physicist Sean Carroll documents...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Physics / Nuclear
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Carroll, Sean (Author)
Sean Carroll was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 5, 1966. He received his PhD in astronomy and astrophysics from Harvard University (1993) and worked as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago. Currently he is a research faculty member at Caltech.

His television appearances include the The Universe on the History Channel, Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman on the Science Channel and The Colbert Report on Comedy Central.

He is the author of Spacetime and Geometry, From Eternity to Here, The Particle at the End of the Universe (2013 winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books), and The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself.


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