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Atom Land : A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics

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Journey into an unseen world—and to the frontiers of human knowledge

Welcome to Atom Land, the impossibly small world of quantum physics. With award–winning physics Jon Butterworth as your guide, you’ll set sail from Port Electron in search of strange new terrain. Each discovery will expand the horizons of your trusty map—from the Hadron Island to the Isle of Quarks and beyond. Just beware of Dark Energy and other sea monsters!

A masterful work of metaphor, Atom Land also gives form to the forces that shape the universe: Electromagnetism is a highway system; the strong force, a railway; the weak force, an airline. But, like Butterworth, you may find that curiosity is the strongest force of all—one that pulls you across the subatomic seas, toward the unknown realm of Antimatter, and to the very outer reaches of the cosmos.
Number of Pages: 284
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Jon Butterworth
Language: English
Street Date: March 20, 2018
TCIN: 51712452
UPC: 9781615193738
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-4445
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