Graham Farmelo’s new book sheds light on the current debate on the role of mathematics in theoretical physics, says CERN's former head of theory, Wolfgang Lerche.
In recent years, physicists have contributed insights into the interplay of phenomena at different scales.
James Gillies’ slim volume conveys the excitement of the hunt for the Higgs.
Music and dance troupe Les Atomes Dansants use muon tracks from W, Z and Higgs events in CMS data to explore the links between science and art.
Steven Vigdor’s idea is that deviations from perfect symmetry are not “bugs”, but are beautiful and essential.
There can be little doubt that a conspicuous part of the famous triumph of quantum field theory must be ascribed to the depth and breadth of Guido Altarelli’s contributions.
In this book Obodovskiy shows that radio-phobia causes far greater harm to public health and economic development than the radiation itself.
Quàntica, which opened on 9 April at the Centre de Cultural Contemporània de Barcelona, invites you to explore quantum physics through the lens of both art and science.
Accompanied by physics historian John Campbell, the viewer learns about this great scientist from his ordinary childhood as a “Kiwi boy” to his untimely death in 1937.
"This book offers a well-balanced introduction to particle and astroparticle physics, requiring only a basic background of classical and quantum physics."