By Paul Langacker
A concise advent to the state of the art technological know-how of particle physics
The usual version of particle physics describes our present knowing of nature's primary debris and their interactions, but gaps stay. for instance, it doesn't contain a quantum thought of gravity, nor does it clarify the lifestyles of darkish subject. as soon as entire, even if, the normal version may provide a unified description of the very development blocks of the universe. Researchers were chasing this dream for many years, and plenty of ponder whether this type of dream can ever be made a reality.
Can the legislation of Physics Be Unified? is a quick advent to this fascinating frontier of physics. The ebook is accessibly written for college students and researchers around the sciences, and for scientifically minded basic readers. Paul Langacker starts with an summary of the major breakthroughs that experience formed the traditional version, after which describes the elemental debris, their interactions, and their position in cosmology. He is going directly to clarify box idea, inner symmetries, Yang-Mills theories, powerful and electroweak interactions, the Higgs boson discovery, and neutrino physics. Langacker then seems on the questions which are nonetheless unanswered: what's the nature of the mysterious darkish subject and darkish strength that make up approximately ninety five percentage of the universe? Why is there extra topic than antimatter? How will we reconcile quantum mechanics and common relativity?
Can the legislation of Physics Be Unified? describes the promising theoretical principles and new experiments that may supply solutions and weighs our clients for setting up a very unified thought of the smallest parts of nature and their interactions.
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