Particles and the Universe (Physics in Our World)

Particles and the Universe (Physics in Our World)

Kyle Kirkland


Nuclear physics investigates the houses and behaviour of the critical component, or nucleus, of the atom. This department of physics had maybe the largest effect at the global within the twentieth century since it advanced into the information used to construct the main harmful guns humans have ever recognized. The atomic bombs that ended global conflict II, and the guns race that undefined, replaced the process heritage. yet purposes of nuclear physics have additionally supplied huge, immense strength for priceless reasons, producing approximately sixteen percentage of the world's electrical energy. debris and the Universe files how sleek physics shaped and the way it keeps to adapt. each one bankruptcy of this booklet delves into the observations, theories, and checks of a specific subject, together with nuclear physics, quantum mechanics, particle physics, relativity, and cosmology.

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