The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe (MP3 CD)
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Frank Close brings listeners to the second half of the twentieth century for a compelling look at the development of renormalization and, ultimately, the concept of the Higgs boson, the now much-sought particle that may be what gives structure to the universe.
About the Author
Frank Close is Professor of Physics at Oxford University and a Fellow of Exeter College. He was formerly vice president of the British Association for Advancement of Science and Head of the Theoretical Physics Division at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. He is the author of several books, including Antimatter, Neutrino, The Void, and The New Cosmic Onion. He is also the recipient of the Kelvin Medal of the Institute of Physics for his "outstanding contributions to the public understanding of physics." Jonathan Cowley is a British actor hailing from Eastbourne, East Sussex, but he currently calls Los Angeles home. He received AudioFile Earphones Awards for his narration of The Science of Evil by Simon Baron-Cohen and The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart. He has narrated many audiobooks and can also be heard on both sides of the Atlantic narrating film trailers and documentaries.
Praise for The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe…
"An engrossing history that's also accessible for a general audience." ---Publishers Weekly