This compact book is a wonderful source of information on antimatter and offers us a meticulously researched account of the nature, properties and applications of the often overlooked entities in the fantastic antiworld around us. Chemistry World A meticulously researched account of the nature, properties and application of the ...antiworld around us. Dennis Rouvray, Chemistry World ...worth reading for its beautifully concise history of one vital aspect of twentieth-century particle physics Mark Ronan, Times Literary Supplement His prose is clear, the concepts always understandable, his analysis always insightful. Mark Greener, Fortean Times Beautifully written..This book will inspire a sense of awe in even the most seasoned of physics readers. Amanda Gefter, New Scientist This is a must read for fans of science and science fiction alike. Dr John Gribbin, www.bbcfocusmagazine.com
About the Author
, OBE, is Professor of Physics at Oxford University and a Fellow of Exeter College. He was formerly vice president of the British Association for Advancement of Science and Head of the Theoretical Physics Division at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. He is the author of several books, including the best-selling Lucifer's Legacy
, and the winner of the Kelvin Medal of the Institute of Physics for his "outstanding contributions to the public understanding of physics."