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By Harry J Lipkin

ISBN-10: 9814407410

ISBN-13: 9789814407410

In 1980, the chilly warfare was once in complete bloom. The Soviet father of the hydrogen bomb and Nobel Peace Laureate grew to become dissident physicist, Andrei Sakharov, were exiled to Gorki by means of the Soviet experts. referred to as “senile” and less than heavy Soviet censorship, Sakharov had a difficult time speaking his most modern medical effects to readers outdoor of Gorki. a few smuggled effects reached the writer, Harry Lipkin, who then discovered that he and Sakharov have been either pioneers in a brand new revolution on our knowing the constitution of subject. The particle physics neighborhood had resisted their revelation that the permitted development blocks of topic, neutrons and protons, have been composed of tinier construction blocks known as “quarks”. What used to be a extraordinary event during which either scientists fought the Soviet censors, smuggling postcards and manuscripts into and out of the Soviet Union whereas attempting to extra medical progress.

Against a backdrop of politics, suppression, and genius, Andrei Sakharov, Quarks and the constitution of Matter info the hunt for the fundamental development blocks of subject, the trail to figuring out the forces that bind them jointly, and the way medical wisdom is realized, communicated and handed from one crew of investigators to another.

Contents:

  • Quarks and Smuggled Postcards from Andrei Sakharov
  • Andrei Sakharov and the Weizmann Institute
  • The Weizmann Institute and the clinical heritage of Sakharov's Work
  • How Scientists research Nature — natural and utilized Research
  • The construction Blocks of topic — what's a Quark?
  • The Forces of Nature
  • The vulnerable strength and the invention of the W Particle

Readership: normal public drawn to the quark version and its history.

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