Thousands of readers who were delighted by the adventures and science content of Alice in Quantumland are in for another treat. This time physicist Robert Gilmore takes us on a journey with Dorothy, following the yellow building block road through the land of the Wizard of Quarks. Using characters and situations based on the Wizard of Oz story, we learn along the way about the fascinating world of particle physics. Classes of particles, from quarks to leptons are shown in an atomic garden, where atoms and molecules are produced. See how Dorothy, The Tin Geek, and the Cowardly Lion experience the bizarre world of subatomic particles.Their strong interactions are of much too short a range to be of any service in this. Although our objectives are in the ... Beyond it through a blind, they saw dimly, the tall figure of EM standing before a desk. Behind the desk was a massiveanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Wizard of Quarks|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06|