This book introduces particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. Starting from an experimental perspective, it provides a unified view of these fields that reflects the very rapid advances being made. This new edition has a number of improvements and has been updated to describe the recent discovery of gravitational waves and astrophysical neutrinos, which started the new era of multimessenger astrophysics; it also includes new results on the Higgs particle. Astroparticle and particle physics share a common problem: we still don’t have a description of the main ingredients of the Universe from the point of view of its energy budget. Addressing these fascinating issues, and offering a balanced introduction to particle and astroparticle physics that requires only a basic understanding of quantum and classical physics, this book is a valuable resource, particularly for advanced undergraduate students and for those embarking on graduate courses. It includes exercises that offer readers practical insights. It can be used equally well as a self-study book, a reference and a textbook.
Introduction to Particle and Astroparticle Physics: Multimessenger Astronomy and its Particle Physics Foundations (Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics) 2nd ed. 2018 Edition by Alessandro De Angelis, Mário Pimenta
- Publisher : Springer; 2nd ed. 2018 edition (June 28, 2018)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 763 pages
- ISBN-10 : 3319781804
- ISBN-13 : 978-3319781808
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