Browsing posts tagged: Nuclear Physics
Overpowered

Keys, wallet, cell phone . . . ready to go! Cell phones have become ubiquitous fixtures of twenty-first-century life suctioned to our ears and stuck in our pockets. Yet, we’ve all heard whispers that these essential little devices give you brain cancer. Many of us are left wondering, as Maureen Dowd recently asked in the […]

The Radioactive Boy Scout

Growing up in suburban Detroit, David Hahn was fascinated by science, and his basement experiments building homemade fireworks, brewing moonshine, and concocting his own self-tanning lotion were more ambitious than those of other boys. While working on his Atomic Energy badge for the Boy Scouts, David’s obsessive attention turned to nuclear energy. Throwing caution to […]

Building the H Bomb

In this engaging scientific memoir, Kenneth Ford recounts the time when, in his mid-twenties, he was a member of the team that designed and built the first hydrogen bomb. He worked with — and relaxed with — scientific giants of that time such as Edward Teller, Enrico Fermi, Stan Ulam, John von Neumann, and John […]

Supersymmetry DeMYSTiFied

Unravel the mystery of SUPERSYMMETRY Trying to comprehend supersymmetry but feeling a bit off balance? Grab hold of this straightforward guide and learn the fundamental concepts behind this revolutionary principle. Covers supercharges, SUPERFIELDS, superspace, SUSY breaking, the minimal supersymmetric standard model, and more LOADED with DETAILED examples, ILLUSTRATIONS, and explanations Perfect for SELF-STUDY or as […]