Close, Frank Neutrino

ISBN 13: 9780199695997

Neutrino

Valutazione media 3,97
( su 368 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780199695997: Neutrino

What are neutrinos? Why does nature need them? What use are they?

Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. Formed in certain radioactive decays, they pass through most matter with ease. These tiny, ghostly particles are formed in millions in the Sun and pass through us constantly. For a long time they were thought to be massless, and passing as they do like ghosts they were not regarded as significant. Now we know they have a very small mass, and there are strong indications that they are very important indeed. It is speculated that a heavy form of neutrino, that is both matter and antimatter, may have shaped the balance of matter and antimatter in the early universe.

Here, Frank Close gives an account of the discovery of neutrinos and our growing understanding of their significance, also touching on some speculative ideas concerning the possible uses of neutrinos and their role in the early universe.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Recensione:

it's a little cracker. An awful lot of popular science passes across my desk, and it's very rare that the vast majority of the content is new and fresh, but that's the case here... it's a fascinating story. Apart from anything else, it's a great example of what real science is like. ( Brian Clegg, Popular Sceince)

A fine piece of scientific popularisation from one of the best scientific communicators around. ( Literary Review)

Close tells this story with verve and precision... admirably clear and eminently accessible. ( Wall Street Journal)

As an award-winning writer, Close tells this detective story with great style. ( Robert Matthews, BBC Focus)

L'autore:

Frank Close, OBE, is Professor of Physics at Oxford University and a Fellow of Exeter College. He was formerly vice president of the British Association for Advancement of Science, Head of the Theoretical Physics Division at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, and Head of Communications and Public Education at CERN. He is the author of several books, including The Void (OUP, 2007) and the best-selling Lucifer's Legacy (OUP, 2000). He was the winner of the Kelvin Medal of the Institute of Physics for his 'outstanding contributions to the public understanding of physics'. His other books include Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction (2004), The Cosmic Onion (1983), The Particle Explosion (1987), End (1988), Too Hot to Handle - the race for cold fusion (1991), and The Particle Odyssey (OUP, 2002). In 2013 Professor Close was awarded the Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize for communicating science.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Frank Close
Editore: Oxford University Press, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. What are neutrinos? Why does nature need them? What use are they? Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. Formed in certain radioactive decays, they pass through most matter with ease. These tiny, ghostly particles are formed in millions in the Sun and pass through us constantly. For a long time they were thought to be massless, and passing as they do like ghosts they were not regarded as significant. Now we know they have a very small mass, and there are strong indications that they are very important indeed. It is speculated that a heavy form of neutrino, that is both matter and antimatter, may have shaped the balance of matter and antimatter in the early universe. Here, Frank Close gives an account of the discovery of neutrinos and our growing understanding of their significance, also touching on some speculative ideas concerning the possible uses of neutrinos and their role in the early universe. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780199695997

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,64
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Close, Frank
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi PAPERBACK Quantità: 1
Da
Book Outpost
(Blawnox, PA, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0199695997 New!. Codice libro della libreria Z0199695997ZN

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 5,67
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,99
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Frank Close
Editore: Oxford University Press, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. What are neutrinos? Why does nature need them? What use are they? Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. Formed in certain radioactive decays, they pass through most matter with ease. These tiny, ghostly particles are formed in millions in the Sun and pass through us constantly. For a long time they were thought to be massless, and passing as they do like ghosts they were not regarded as significant. Now we know they have a very small mass, and there are strong indications that they are very important indeed. It is speculated that a heavy form of neutrino, that is both matter and antimatter, may have shaped the balance of matter and antimatter in the early universe. Here, Frank Close gives an account of the discovery of neutrinos and our growing understanding of their significance, also touching on some speculative ideas concerning the possible uses of neutrinos and their role in the early universe. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780199695997

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,75
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Close, Frank
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97801996959970000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,10
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Frank Close
Editore: OUP Oxford 2012-02-23 (2012)
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Quantità: 2
Da
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro OUP Oxford 2012-02-23, 2012. Condizione libro: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Codice libro della libreria NU-GRD-04820700

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 7,42
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,46
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Frank Close
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0199695997

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 7,94
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,22
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Frank Close
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 3
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Neutrino, Frank Close, What are neutrinos? Why does nature need them? What use are they? Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. Formed in certain radioactive decays, they pass through most matter with ease. These tiny, ghostly particles are formed in millions in the Sun and pass through us constantly. For a long time they were thought to be massless, and passing as they do like ghosts they were not regarded as significant. Now we know they have a very small mass, and there are strong indications that they are very important indeed. It is speculated that a heavy form of neutrino, that is both matter and antimatter, may have shaped the balance of matter and antimatter in the early universe. Here, Frank Close gives an account of the discovery of neutrinos and our growing understanding of their significance, also touching on some speculative ideas concerning the possible uses of neutrinos and their role in the early universe. Codice libro della libreria B9780199695997

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 4,67
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,87
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Frank Close
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 2
Da
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Not Signed; What are neutrinos? Why does nature need them? What use are they? Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. Formed in certain radioactive decays, they pass through most matter with ease. These tiny, ghostly particles are formed in millions in the Sun and pass through us con. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780199695997_rkm

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,35
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,86
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Close, Frank
Editore: Oxford University Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 2
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2012. Condizione libro: New. 2012. Reprint. Paperback. Neutrinos are as near to nothing as anything we know, and so elusive that they are almost invisible. Frank Close tells the story of the neutrino, explaining their growing significance, and looking at how neutrino astronomy is at the threshold of enabling us to look into distant galaxies and to finding echoes of the Big Bang. Num Pages: 192 pages, 11 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PHP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 206. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780199695997

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,32
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Irlanda a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Close, Frank
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0199695997 ISBN 13: 9780199695997
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 2
Da
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Condizione libro: New. 2012. Reprint. Paperback. Neutrinos are as near to nothing as anything we know, and so elusive that they are almost invisible. Frank Close tells the story of the neutrino, explaining their growing significance, and looking at how neutrino astronomy is at the threshold of enabling us to look into distant galaxies and to finding echoes of the Big Bang. Num Pages: 192 pages, 11 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PHP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 206. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780199695997

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,54
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro