Behind the Scenes of the Universe: From the Higgs to Dark by Gianfranco Bertone

By Gianfranco Bertone

a unprecedented discovery has lately shaken the rules of Cosmology and Particle Physics, sparking a systematic revolution that has profoundly changed our realizing of our Universe and that's nonetheless faraway from over. Pioneering astronomers within the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties had already spotted suspicious anomalies within the movement of celestial our bodies in far away galaxies and clusters of galaxies, however it wasn't until eventually the overdue twentieth century that the medical neighborhood was
confronted with an spectacular end: the Universe is full of an unknown, elusive substance that's essentially diversified from something we now have ever obvious with our telescopes or measured in our laboratories. it truly is referred to as darkish topic, and it constitutes essentially the most urgent demanding situations of
modern science.

In this booklet, geared toward the final reader with an curiosity in technological know-how, the writer illustrates in non-technical phrases, borrowing techniques and ideas from different branches of paintings and literature, the far-reaching implications of this discovery. It has ended in a world race to spot the character of this mysterious kind of topic. We can be approximately to witness a pivotal paradigm shift in Physics, as we got down to try out the lifestyles of darkish topic debris with a big selection of experiments, including
the huge Hadron Collider at CERN, in addition to with a brand new iteration of Astroparticle experiments underground and in space.

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