Chasing the Ghost: Nobelist Fred Reines and the Neutrino (Paperback) | Northshire Bookstore

Chasing the Ghost: Nobelist Fred Reines and the Neutrino (Paperback)

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A mixture of memoir and biography, Chasing the Ghost: Nobelist Fred Reines and the Neutrino tells a deeply human story that appeals both to scientists and non-scientists. Although the book relates to the important discovery of neutrinos, it is more intimately about Fred Reines than the technical details of neutrino physics. Narrated in a fashion to interest and excite the reader, the science presented here is accessible to a broad audience. Coursing through Reines' life, his various challenges and encounters, the book reveals constants of his persona. Reines displayed a sustained consistency as a respected leader, admired by students and colleagues as a fount of big ideas and ambition. A continuing source of inspiration and motivation to others, his most basic consistency was his passion for science. The quest for knowledge about the wondrous universe is a profoundly human endeavor. Fred Reines' life and his unremitting scientific curiosity are emblematic of that truth.



Product Details
ISBN: 9789811231483
ISBN-10: 9811231486
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 9th, 2021
Pages: 300
Language: English