Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
This supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics. Reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particl.'s discovery and function. Covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions. Case studies and experiments round out the broad range of topics covered.