If you want to see how we got here and get a feel for the actual people involved, read this book.
He has a sense of humor, and he writes in a very easy-to-understand style; yet he is one of the top--maybe THE top--experimental physicists on the planet.
I highly recommend this book to everyone, regardless of his or her interest in physics or science.
Educational, and fun; and so well-written for an experimental particle scientist.Published 1 month ago by Rya
Can a physics book be a page turner for a non science reader? Yes, this is; paticularly in the first several chapters. Read morePublished 1 month ago by nancy
It is a bit demanding for average readers like me to fully appreciate it's content.Published 1 month ago by atcviva
A nice summary for of the search for the most basic unit of matter for the non physicist at times difficult to follow but intePublished 1 month ago by rodrigo miranda
This is a great book. There is so much here, and the research is fascinating.Published 1 month ago by Marilynn Hughes
I've read many books on this subject. Lederman's is the best and most accessible, though now slightly dated. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael D. Fahey
A do appreciate Ledrman as an author.
Howeever, there are a lot of "printing" errors in the Kindle edition!
Can you fix that?
I have this book on Kindle, the original hardback, and now the new paperback that has the authors new preface.Published 4 months ago by TomS
Very interesting and insightful. Sometimes confusing...with particle details!
I overall enjoyed it. No science background required to read this book.