Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Have read about 250 pages of Anthony Zee's "Fearful Symmetry". Pretty good stuff. Highly recommended to people fed up, like I found myself, with most other popular treatments of 20th-century physics. It descends into a zoo of symmetry groups after a while, but it covers a lot of stuff about the history of electroweak unification and the strong force that's new to me.

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