Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours*
Last Christmas delivery dates
Free UK Standard Delivery On all orders £20 and over Order in time for Christmas 19th December 2nd Class | 20th December 1st Class Free Click & Collect to UK shops From 2 hours of your order*
High-Energy Physics and Cosmology: Celebrating the Impact of 25 Years of Coral Gables Conferences (Paperback)
  • High-Energy Physics and Cosmology: Celebrating the Impact of 25 Years of Coral Gables Conferences (Paperback)
zoom

High-Energy Physics and Cosmology: Celebrating the Impact of 25 Years of Coral Gables Conferences (Paperback)

(editor), (editor), (editor)
£54.99
Paperback 239 Pages / Published: 13/10/2012
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
The 25'" Coral Gables Conference was the culmination of the series that was begun in 1964. The conferences evolved under the titles that in~lude: Symmetry Principles at High Energy; Fundamental Interactions; Orbis Scientiae; and, occasionally, Unified Symmetry in the Small and in the Large. There was a pause after the 2()1h meeting in 1983 which was dedicated to P. A. M. Dirac. The conferences were resumed in 1993. Some of the reminiscences involved the absence of great minds who attended these meetings in the past and who were no longer with us. The list includes, just to name a few: Julian Schwinger, Robert Oppenheimer, Lars Onsager, Robert Hofstater, Abdus Salam, Richard Feynman, Stanislov Ulam, P. A. M. Dirac, Lord C. P. Snow, Eugene P. Wigner, Vladimir K. Zworykin, and Dixie Lee Ray. Most of these people were among the architects of modern physics and had participated in many of the early Coral Gables Conferences. We miss them. These conferences have contributed to the progress in high energy physics and cosmology. This year, again, papers were presented on familiar topics, such as neutrino masses, age and total mass of the universe, on the nature of dark matter, and on supersymmetry. The latter has now become a perennial issue. Like the weather, we all talk about it, but, so far cannot do anything to affect it. Another favorite subject was so-called monopoles, which theoretically participate in phenomena like condensation, confinement of electric charge, confinement of monopoles themselves, etc.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781461374640
Number of pages: 239
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 13 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199

You may also be interested in...

Cycles of Time
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
The Universe In A Nutshell
Added to basket
Nothing: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Science Of Discworld II
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Astronomy
Added to basket
The Theory of Everything
Added to basket
£11.99
Mixed media product
Gravity's Engines
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Death by Black Hole
Added to basket
Wonders of the Solar System
Added to basket
Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Universe
Added to basket
DK
£30.00
Hardback
Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Our Mathematical Universe
Added to basket
The Hidden Reality
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Calendar
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.