Nobel Dreams

By Gary Taubes,

Book cover of Nobel Dreams: Power, Deceit and the Ultimate Experiment

Book description

A renowned science writer examines the work being done by high-energy physicists in their quest to understand how the universe began, what it is made of, and where it is headed

Shepherd is reader supported.
We may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through links on our website. This is how we fund the project for readers and authors. Please join our membership program to support our endeavor.

Why read it?

1 author picked Nobel Dreams as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

A journey into the way particle physics reveals the structure of inner space, told through the dramatic competition between two teams of physicists using the world’s first supercollider at CERN. The goal was to find two theoretical but never detected particles called the W and Z bosons. Jealousy, overbearing personalities, and the rush for glory.

From Faye's list on the deep history of the universe.

Want books like Nobel Dreams?

Our community of 8,000+ authors has personally recommended 10 books like Nobel Dreams.

Browse books like Nobel Dreams

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in particle physics, gay topics and characters, and dating?

8,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about particle physics, gay topics and characters, and dating.

Particle Physics Explore 6 books about particle physics
Gay Topics And Characters Explore 117 books about gay topics and characters
Dating Explore 48 books about dating