Massive: The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science

Massive: The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science

Ian Sample


The largest technological know-how tale of our time, Massive spans 4 many years, weaving jointly the private narratives and foreign rivalries in the back of the quest for the “God" particle, or Higgs boson. a narrative of grand ambition, extreme festival, clashing egos, and infrequently staggering disasters, Massive is the 1st publication that unearths the technology, tradition, and politics at the back of the largest unanswered query in smooth physics—what offers issues mass?

Drawing upon his extraordinary entry to Peter Higgs, after whom the particle is called, award-winning technological know-how author Ian pattern chronicles the multinational and multibillion-dollar quest to resolve the secret of mass. For scientists, to discover the God particle is to ultimately comprehend the foundation of mass, and in the past, the tale in their seek hasn't ever been told.

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