Nobel dreams: power, deceit, and the ultimate experiment

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Random House, 1986 - 261 pages
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A renowned science writer examines the work being done by high-energy physicists in their quest to understand how the universe began, what it is made of, and where it is headed

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Carlo Rubbia recently won a Nobel Prize for his work in experimental particle physics. This book recounts the tale of how the Prize was won. It also describes some of the subsequent work done by ... Read full review

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The Five Days of St Vincent
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Gary Taubes, author of "Bad Science "and "Nobel Dreams, "is a correspondent for "Science "magazine. The only print journalist to have won three Science in Society Journalism awards, given by the National Association of Science Writers, he has contributed articles to "The Best American Science Writing 2002 "and "The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2000 "and "2003. "He lives with his wife and son in New York City.

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