The elementary particles by Michel Houellebecq

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Statementby Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne.
ContributionsWynne, Frank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2668.O77 P3713 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. ;
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6786070M
ISBN 100375407707
LC Control Number00040568
OCLC/WorldCa44076156

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The book turns to college and university students, hobby astronomers and other science enthusiasts. Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. CONTENTS Preface vii Introduction 1 Elementary Particle Physics 1 How Do You Produce Elementary Particles.

4 How Do You Detect Elementary Particles. 7 Units 8 References and Notes 10 1 Historical Introduction to the Elementary Particles 11 1.l The Classical Era (1 ) 1 1 The Photon () 14 Mesons (1 ) 17 Antiparticles ( )   The reader of the newly translated English version can only conclude that controversy — over the book's right-wing politics and willfully pornographic passages — accounts for the novel's high profile.

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The Standard Model, as currently formulated, has 61 elementary particles. Those elementary particles can combine to form composite particles, accounting for the hundreds of other species of particles that have been discovered since the s. The Standard Model has been found to agree with almost all the experimental tests conducted to date.

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