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Get ready to take another fantastic journey with physicist and author Robert Gilmore, this time with Dorothy, following the yellow building block road through the land of the Wizard of Quarks. Using characters and situations based on the universally known story, The Wizard of Oz, we learn along the way about the fascinating world of particle physics. Classes of particles, from quarks to leptons are shown in 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. Thousands of readers who were delighted by the adventures and science content of Alice in Quantumland are in for another treat, with the prose and illustrations of Robert Gilmore.

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Based on the universal popularity of the story and film, "The Wizard of Oz", thisa book takes the reader on a tour through the imaginative landscape, where the story of twentieth century physics is narrated.

Synopsis:

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.

Table of Contents

1.The Witch of Mass;2. The Observant Scarecrow; 3.The Tin Geek; 4.The Confident Lion; 5. The Atomic Garden; 6. The Seed at the Heart of the World 7. In the Kingdom of CERN; 8. The Field of the Weave of Light; 9. The Wizard of Quarks; 10. The Plaza of the Immortals; 11. A Weak Old Woman; 12. The Higgs of Maskervilles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780387950716
Author:
Gilmore, Robert
Publisher:
Copernicus Books
Author:
Gilmore, R.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Nuclear Physics
Subject:
Particles (nuclear physics)
Subject:
Particles
Subject:
Physics-General
Subject:
Physics-Nuclear
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2001. Corr. 2nd
Series Volume:
103-656
Publication Date:
20001103
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
219
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 530 gr

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Product details 219 pages Springer Us - English 9780387950716 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Based on the universal popularity of the story and film, "The Wizard of Oz", thisa book takes the reader on a tour through the imaginative landscape, where the story of twentieth century physics is narrated.
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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