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    • Atom Land

    • By: Jon Butterworth
    • Narrated by: Wayne Forester
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Atom Land brings the impossibly small world of particle physics to life, taking listeners on a guided journey through the subatomic world. Listeners will sail the subatomic seas in search of electron ports, boson continents, and hadron islands. The sea itself is the quantum field, complete with quantum waves. Beware dark energy and extra dimensions, embodied by fantastical sea creatures prowling the far edges of the known world. Your tour guide through this whimsical - and highly instructive - world is Jon Butterworth, leading physicist at CERN.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Story telling format !

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-22-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Smashing Physics

    • Inside the Discovery of the Higgs Boson
    • By: Jon Butterworth
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 550
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      4 out of 5 stars 491

    The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what it all means for our understanding of the laws of nature. The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. Two scientists, Peter Higgs and François Englert, whose theories predicted its existence, shared a Nobel Prize. The discovery was the culmination of the largest experiment ever run, the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, Great book.

    • By Austin on 12-31-14

    Regular price: $20.24

    • A Map of the Invisible

    • Journeys into the Heart of Particle Physics
    • By: Jon Butterworth
    • Narrated by: Wayne Forester
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What is the universe made of? How do we know? And what don't we know yet? Over the last 60 years, scientists around the world have worked together to explore the fundamental constituents of matter and the forces that govern their behaviour. The result so far is the Standard Model of elementary particles: a theoretical map of the basic building blocks of the universe. A Map of the Invisible is an explorer's guide to the Standard Model and the extraordinary world of particle physics.

    Regular price: $21.31