Henley and García's presentation and style hold the reader's attention right from the start. The treatment is at just the right level to whet the reader's appetite, slake their thirst for understanding and assess the current `state of the art' ... this is a highly enlightening and up-to-date text, rather ambitious in its scope but successful in its aim to provide a comprehensive and comprehensible pedagogic overview of an exciting field of physics. --Contemporary Physics
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An explanation of the basic concepts of theoretical and experimental nuclear and particle physics.