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Are There Really Neutrinos? (Hardcover, illustrated edition): Allan Franklin

Are There Really Neutrinos? (Hardcover, illustrated edition)

Allan Franklin

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In this intriguing and accessible book, Allan Franklin argues that science is a reasonable enterprise that produces knowledge of the physical world based on valid experimental evidence and critical discussion. He does this by looking at the history of the neutrino, which he traces from the discovery of radioactivity to recent experiments on neutrino oscillations. He argues that this history has given us good reason to believe in the existence of the neutrino, a particle that interacts so weakly with matter that its interaction length is measured in light years of lead. If science can provide evidence for the reality of such an elusive particle then we can reasonably conclude that it provides us with knowledge.

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Imprint: WestviewPress
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2000
First published: 2001
Authors: Allan Franklin
Dimensions: 236 x 156 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 386
Edition: illustrated edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-7382-0265-5
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Physics > Particle & high-energy physics
LSN: 0-7382-0265-7
Barcode: 9780738202655

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