The Mystery Of The Missing Antimatter

The Mystery Of The Missing Antimatter

Book - 2008
Rate this:

In the first fractions of a second after the Big Bang lingers a question at the heart of our very existence: why does the universe contain matter but almost no antimatter? The laws of physics tell us that equal amounts of matter and antimatter were produced in the early universe--but then something odd happened. Matter won out over antimatter; had it not, the universe today would be dark and barren.


But how and when did this occur? In The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter , Helen Quinn and Yossi Nir guide readers into the very heart of this mystery--and along the way offer an exhilarating grand tour of cutting-edge physics.


Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock, Oxfordshire [England] : Princeton University Press, c2008.
ISBN: 9780691133096
0691133093
Characteristics: xii, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Nir, Yossi
Alternative Title: Missing antimatter

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top