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1 Polkinghorne, J.C. The Particle Play - An Account of the Ultimate Constituents of Matter
Oxford W.H. Freeman 1979 071671177X / 9780716711773 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
A near Fine unmarked copy with VG+ complete dustjacket. Professor Polkinghorne was elected to the Chair of Mathematical Physics in the University of Cambrifge in 1968 and has been engaged for 25 years on research into the theory of elementary particle physics, especially with the quark parton model. The book unfolds a tale which starts with the simple early days of the 1930's, through the tide of discovery which flowed from the giant machines constructed for accelerating particles, to the concern with the quark structure of matter. A fascinating account written for the layman as well as those with a specific scientific interest. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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