About this book
A fascinating look at the world of particle physics, explaining the background to the Large Hadron Collider, and the anticipation of finally finding the Higgs boson particle, which is the biggest news in science today. An accessible book for the general reader.
Understanding what our universe is physically made of is one of the oldest and most researched scientific quandaries to date. In the spring of 2009, the Large Hadron Collider will begin smashing particles to deconstruct matter to its smallest pieces and test the existence of the elusive and theoretical Higgs boson - a.k.a.