Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles - Paul Halpern (2009)

Further Reading

Technical works are marked with an asterisk.

Asimov, Isaac. Atom: Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos (New York: Dutton, 1991).

Boorse, H. A. The Atomic Scientists: A Biographical History (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1989).

Brown, A. The Neutron and the Bomb: A Biography of James Chadwick (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).

Brown, Laurie, and Lillian Hoddeson, eds. The Birth of Particle Physics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983).

Cathcart, Brian. The Fly in the Cathedral: How a Group of Cambridge Scientists Won the International Race to Split the Atom (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004).

Chamberlain, Basil Hall, trans. The Kojiki: Records of Ancient Matters (Rutland, VT: C. E. Tuttle, 1982).

Childs, Herbert. An American Genius: The Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence (New York: Dutton, 1968).

Cockburn, S., and D. Ellyard. Oliphant. The Life and Times of Sir Mark Oliphant (Adelaide, Australia: Axiom Books, 1981).

Crease, Robert P., and Charles C. Mann. The Second Creation: Makers of the Revolution in 20th-Century Physics (New York: Collier Books, 1986).

Davies, Paul. Superforce: The Search for a Grand Unified Theory of Nature (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984).

Fermi, Laura. Atoms in the Family: My Life with Enrico Fermi (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1954).

Gamow, George. My World Line: An Informal Autobiography (New York: Viking, 1970).

Greene, Brian. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (New York: Vintage Books, 2000).

———. Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality (New York: Knopf, 2004).

Guth, Alan. The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins (Reading, MA: Perseus, 1998).

Halpern, Paul. Cosmic Wormholes: The Search for Interstellar Shortcuts (New York: Dutton, 1992).

———. The Great Beyond: Higher Dimensions, Parallel Universes and the Extraordinary Search for a Theory of Everything (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2004).

Halpern, Paul, and Paul Wesson. Brave New Universe: Illuminating the Darkest Secrets of the Cosmos (Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2006).

Hilts, Philip J. Scientific Temperaments: Three Lives in Contemporary Science (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982).

Hoddeson, Lillian, Laurie Brown, Max Dresden, and Michael Riordan, eds. The Rise of the Standard Model: Particle Physics in the 1960s and 1970s (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997).

Hoddeson, Lillian, Adrienne Kolb, and Catherine Westfall. Fermilab: Physics, the Frontier, and Megascience (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008).

Jaspers, Karl. The Great Philosophers, vol. 3, trans. Edith Ehrlich and Leonard H. Ehrlich (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1993).

Kaku, Michio. Parallel Worlds: A Journey through Creation, Higher Dimensions and the Future of the Cosmos (New York: Doubleday, 2004).

Kane, Gordon. The Particle Garden: Our Universe as Understood by Particle Physicists (Reading, MA: Helix Books, 1995).

King, Leonard W., trans. The Seven Tablets of Creation, or the Babylonian and Assyrian Legends Concerning the Creation of the World and of Mankind (London: Luzac, 1902).

Lederman, Leon, with Dick Teresi. The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question? (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006).

*Lee, S. Y. Accelerator Physics (Singapore: World Scientific, 2004). Oliphant, Mark. Rutherford—Recollections of the Cambridge Days (London: Elsevier, 1972).

Pais, Abraham. Inward Bound: Of Matter and Forces in the Physical World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986).

Patterson, Elizabeth C. John Dalton and the Atomic Theory (New York: Doubleday, 1970).

Randall, Lisa. Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions (New York: HarperCollins, 2005).

*Randall, Lisa, and Raman Sundrum. “An Alternative to Compactification,” Physical Review Letters 83 (1999): 4690-4693.

Rhodes, Richard. The Making of the Atomic Bomb (New York: Touchstone, 1988).

Riordan, Michael. The Hunting of the Quark: A True Story of Modern Physics (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987).

Schumm, Bruce A. Deep Down Things: The Breathtaking Beauty of Particle Physics (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004).

Segrè, Emilio. Enrico Fermi, Physicist (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970).

Sessler, Andrew, and Edmund Wilson. Engines of Discovery: A Century of Particle Accelerators (Singapore: World Scientific, 2007).

Smith, P. D. Doomsday Men: The Real Dr. Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2007).

Snow, C. P. The Physicists: A Generation That Changed the World (London: Papermac, 1982).

‘T Hooft, Gerard. In Search of the Ultimate Building Blocks (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997).

Thomson, J. J. Recollections and Reflections (New York: Arno Press, 1975).

Weinberg, Steven. Dreams of a Final Theory: The Scientist’s Search for the Ultimate Laws of Nature (New York: Vintage, 1992).

———. The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe (New York: Basic Books, 1993).

Wilson, D. Rutherford: Simple Genius (London: Hodder, 1983).

*Wilson, Edmund. An Introduction to Particle Accelerators (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).

Wouk, Herman. A Hole in Texas (New York: Little, Brown, 2004).