Nuclear Physics


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Nuclear Physics
10107051011304Nuclear PhysicsThe history of science is the story of humans' efforts to make sense out of their surroundings so as to survive and to satisfy that most basic of human traits, intellectual curiosity. The path has led them to look more and more closely at things, observing finer and finer detail. They discovered the existence of atoms, and then the constituents of atoms, namely, electrons and the nucleus. The search led to understanding the composition of nuclei in terms of protons and neutrons, and even these particles seem to be composites of tiny entities called quarks. Where it will all end, no one knows for sure. Maybe it is like the doggerel that goes,
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Michael Browne: Schaum's Outline of Physics for Engineering and Science, Third Edition. Nuclear Physics, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export