Sources & Further Reading



Higg Force: Cosmic Symmetry Shattered by Nicholas Mee (2012) - particularly the Appendix describing Landau's equation

Higgs, by Jim Baggott. Oxford University Press: Oxford. 2012 - particularly its chapter 4 and its glossary

The Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean Carroll. Oneworld Publications: London. 2012

The Physics Book, by Clifford Pickover. Sterling Publishing: New York. 2011.

The Theoretical Minimum, by Leonard Susskind. Basic Books, New York. 2013 - introduces "Lagrangian" equations and their importance in describing systems, such as the Standard Model of particles.

QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter, published 1985. Written
by Richard Feynman, who was awarded a Nobel prize in 1965 for his work on quantum electrodynamics (QED)


Particle Data Group, Univ of California (useful for latest consensus particle mass values)

Minute Physics: The Higgs Boson, Part II: What is Mass?

Bojan Golli, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana.

Scholarpedia: Englert-Brout-Higgs-Guralnik-Hagen-Kibble mechanism, by Prof Tom Kibble.

American Physical Society.

Berkeley Lab.

Center for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago.

CERN public page: supersymmetry and search for gluiness

Official String Theory Website

Starts With a Bang.

Liverpool University Particle Physics Group

Davidson Physics, North Carolina