It is a great diary of man's attempts to discover the smallest components of matter.
I will caution that it is not a very light read, and the more physics you know, the more you will get out of this book.
This is a compelling read, and highly recommended to anyone interested in this fascinating field.
I read this book many years ago, when the first edition came out, in paperback. It left an indelible impression on my mind that stayed with me for many years, so much so that I... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is a classic. And the fact that I bought the 1986 edition makes no difference. This should be in every educated adult's library of twentieth century science books.Published 20 months ago by ligardner
The title refers to the quest for the Theory of Everything-the Grand Unification of Physics (the first, naturally, being the creation of the universe). Read morePublished on November 9, 2009 by R. Yu
This book provides a great history of particle physics. I will caution that it is not a very light read, and the more physics you know, the more you will get out of this book. Read morePublished on July 31, 2009 by Todd Van Woerkom