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The Particle at the End of the Universe: The Hunt for the Higgs Boson and the Discovery of a New World

Popular Science

By: Sean B Carroll (Author)

349 pages, 8 plates with b/w photos; b/w illustrations

Oneworld Publications

Paperback | May 2013 | #204851 | ISBN-13: 9781780742458
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Hardback | Nov 2012 | #204850 | ISBN-13: 9781780742328
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About this book

Award-winning physicist and science popularizer Sean Carroll reveals the history-making forces of insight, rivalry, and wonder that fuelled the Higgs search and how its discovery opens a door into the mind-boggling domain of dark matter and other phenomena we never predicted. Told with unrivalled ambition, authority, and access to the teams, this is the greatest science story of our time – riveting and irresistible.

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Sean Carroll is the author of the acclaimed From Eternity to Here and a star of theoretical physics based at the California Institute of Technology. He is also one of the founders of, named as a top 5 science blog by Nature, and a TV presenter.

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