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Dissecting Matter

Gian Francesco Giudice

in A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199581917
eISBN:
9780191723001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581917.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter recounts the historical process that led to the understanding that matter is not a continuous substance, but comes in lumps. The philosophical concept of atoms, postulated by the Greek ... More


THE NUCLEAR LANDSCAPE

R. F. Casten

in Nuclear Structure from a Simple Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507246
eISBN:
9780191709333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507246.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter surveys the nuclear landscape to display a few typical patterns of nuclear spectra as well as some of the systematic changes in these patterns over sequences of nuclei. The goal is to ... More


THE INDEPENDENT PARTICLE MODEL

R. F. Casten

in Nuclear Structure from a Simple Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507246
eISBN:
9780191709333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507246.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter deals with the independent particle model, the basis for the multiparticle shell model, which in turn remains the standard of comparison for other models and provides the justification, ... More


The Warmth of the Earth: Nuclear Reactions Sustain All Life

E. C. Pielou

in The Energy of Nature

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226668062
eISBN:
9780226668055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226668055.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Not all the earth's energy comes from sunlight. A small fraction — one part in four or five thousand — comes from the earth's internal heat. This is the energy that shifts tectonic plates and that ... More


Nationalism and the Process of Reception and Appropriation of the Periodic System in Europe and the Czech Lands

Soňa Štrbáňová

in Early Responses to the Periodic System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200077
eISBN:
9780197559468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200077.003.0015
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

The 1870s marked the onset of an exceptionally fruitful and dynamic period in the development of chemistry in the Czech Lands. University education and ... More


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