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Beamtimes and Lifetimes

The World of High Energy Physicists

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674063488

Publication Date: 02/01/1992

Short

206 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World

The unique breed of particle physicists constitutes a community of sophisticated mythmakers—explicators of the nature of matter who forever alter our views of space and time. But who are these people? What is their world really like? Sharon Traweek, a bold and original observer of culture, opens the door to this unusual domain and offers us a glimpse into the inner sanctum.

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