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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

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A leading particle physicist explains why the official confirmation of the existence of the elusive Higgs Boson ("the God Particle") was a world-changing scientific milestone.Carroll (Theoretical Physics/Caltech; From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time, 2010, etc.) makes a convincing case for the necessity of supporting basic scientific research that may have no ... Read full review

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Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

This was not an easy book to understand and the particle zoo plays a large role in the discussion and often I would lose my way only because the material is sometimes hard to follow, but the book ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Cassandra Kay Silva - Goodreads

Grats everyone we found the Higgs! Our money wasn't wasted, and we will continue to learn from the data gathered at the LHC for a long time. The author takes a look at the pioneering work that went ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Molly Gum - Goodreads

This book made quantum field theory and particle physics more accessible and simple to understand than any other book I've read. I am relatively new to quantum physics, but I've read quite a few books ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

If you read enough "popular science" books, they start to run together a little bit. Certain things crop up time and again because the author must make allowances for the lay reader who is discovering ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Francisco Battiti - Goodreads

Sean Carroll does a great job at introducing somewhat complicated ideas and concepts in a simple and understandable fashion; great for anyone curious but with no technical background. The book's main ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Nikki - Goodreads

I know I've been reading a lot of non-fiction lately; yet another example of my whims, I think. There's a few more physics books on my list to get to, too, though I might give them a bit of a rest ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Hugh Mannfield - Goodreads

The Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean M. Carroll. The Higgs Boson? In this book, Sean Carroll tells the story of the building and operation of the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) in the search ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

Sean Carroll's voice is by far the clearest and most down-to-earth one I've read in a science book so far. he has a way of explaining things that doesn't make you feel OK despite being too dumb for ... Read full review

Review: The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

User Review  - Yasser Mohammad - Goodreads

The book is engaging and easy to follow (standard Carroll), yet I think that Carroll wasted a chance to delve a little bit more into the specifics of Quantum Field Theory which is admittedly a very ... Read full review

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