The Evidence for the Top Quark
by Kent W. Staley


Overview - Offering an historical and philosophical perspective on an important recent discovery in particle physics, the first evidence for the elementary particle known as the top quark, this study draws on published reports, oral histories, and internal documents.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Offering an historical and philosophical perspective on an important recent discovery in particle physics, the first evidence for the elementary particle known as the top quark, this study draws on published reports, oral histories, and internal documents. Kent Staley explores in detail the controversies and politics that surrounded the major scientific result. His book defends an objective theory of scientific evidence based on error probabilities.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521827102
  • ISBN-10: 0521827108
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: April 2015
  • Page Count: 360
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6 x 1.03 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds


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