The book is thick with information, but is written in an accessible style.
Going back and forth between pure genius, sheer luck and huge investments to gather experimental proof of theoretical projections is a wonderful human journey.
Anyone with even a passing interest in particle physics would do quite well to have this amazing, remarkable book.
quite sometime bsck i read a Frank close book on particle physics. it put me in a state that i had to know moreabout this intrgueingscience. Read morePublished 13 months ago by rob
Beyond the wealth of knowledge exposed in this book in easily understandable language, I was most interested by the de-mistification of the gradual discovery process that science... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Vincent Carlier
The dictionary definition of `odyssey' is a `long adventurous journey. This single word aptly describes the immense effort that went into the quest for a deeper understanding of... Read morePublished on June 9, 2007 by BRIAN MACRORY
The Particle Odyssey (2002) by Oxford University Press has few, if any peers: an oversized book (a little under 12 by 9 inches) suitable for display on a coffee table, filled with... Read morePublished on July 26, 2006 by Michael Wischmeyer
Rarely does a scientific book achieve the successful balance of well-written content and lavish, relevant illustration. Read morePublished on February 1, 2006 by Dr. Kenneth T. Bastin MD