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Title The particle century / edited by Gordon Fraser.
Imprint Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., [1998]

Subject Nuclear physics -- History.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- History.
Alt Name Fraser, Gordon, 1943-
Description xxii, 232 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Glossary -- Nobel prizes in physics -- The path of post-war physics / Catherine Westfall and John Krige -- Cosmic rain / W. O. Lock -- First accelerator fruits / Nicholas P. Samios -- The three-quark picture / Yuval Ne'eman -- Finding the internal structures of the proton and neutron / Jerome I. Friedman and Henry W. Kendall -- Gauge theories / M. Veltman -- Unexpected windfall / Roy F. Schwitters -- Weak interactions / Christine Sutton -- Hunting the carriers of the weak force / Carlo Rubbia -- Quark mixing and CP violation / Ahmed Ali and Boris Kayser -- Quark glue / Sau Lan We -- How the standard model works / Guido Altarelli -- The top quark / Melvyn Schochet -- The standard model and beyond / Graham G. Ross -- The tools: accelerators / E. J. N. Wilson -- The tools: detectors / David H. Saxon -- Particle physics and cosmology / John Ellis -- Big bang dynamics / Qaisar Shafi -- Recent advances in astronomy -- A. C. Fabian.
ISBN 0750305436 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 39733309
Table of Contents
 Nobel Prizes in Physics 
1The Path Of Post-War Physics / Catherine Westfall, John Krige1
2Cosmic Rain / W. O. Lock12
3First Accelerator Fruits / Nicholas P. Samios24
4The Three-Quark Picture / Yuval Ne'eman34
5Finding The Internal Structures Of The Proton And Neutron / Jerome I. Friedman, Henry W. Kendall46
6Gauge Theories / M. Veltman57
7Unexpected Windfall / Roy F. Schwitters70
8Weak Interactions / Christine Sutton84
9Hunting The Carriers Of The Weak Force / Carlo Rubbia96
10Quark Mixing And CP Violation / Ahmed Ali, Boris Kayser105
11Quark Glue / Sau Lan Wu116
12How The Standard Model Works / Guido Altarelli127
13The Top Quark / Melvyn Shochet142
14The Standard Model And Beyond / Graham G. Ross155
 Colour Plate Section 
15The Tools: Accelerators / E. J. N. Wilson169
16The Tools: Detectors / David H. Saxon183
17Particle Physics And Cosmology / John Ellis194
18Big Bang Dynamics / Qaisar Shafi204
19Recent Advances In Astronomy / A. C. Fabian212
 Subject Index223
 Name Index229

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