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By Jon Butterworth

'A significant, compelling and insightful voyage to the frontier of information from an excellent author with a deep understanding.' Brian Cox

What is the universe particularly made from? How will we understand? keep on with the map of the invisible to discover out...

Over the final sixty years, scientists all over the world have labored jointly to discover the basic parts of subject, and the forces that govern their behaviour. the outcome, to this point, is the ‘Standard version’ of simple debris: a theoretical map of the fundamental development blocks of the universe. With the invention of the Higgs boson in 2012, the map as we all know it used to be accomplished, but additionally prolonged into unusual new territory.

A Map of the Invisible is an explorer’s consultant to the traditional version and the intense nation-states of particle physics. After shrinking us right down to the scale of a sub-atomic particle, pioneering physicist Jon Butterworth takes us on board his study vessel for a trip looking for atoms and quarks, electrons and neutrinos, and the forces that form the universe. step-by-step, discovery by means of discovery, we trip into the area of the unseen, from the atom to black holes and darkish topic, and past, to the outer reaches of the cosmos and the frontiers of human knowledge.

Beautifully illustrated, with steadily evolving maps supplying a creative visible word list because the trip progresses, A Map of the Invisible offers a necessary creation to our global, and to particle physics. it's a landmark paintings of non-fiction via one of many nice scientists and technology writers of today.

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