The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science
By Ian Sample
(Basic Books, Hardcover, 9780465019472, 272pp.)
Publication Date: November 1, 2010
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A prize-winning science writer’s history of the forty-year search for the Higgs boson, and the intense rivalries, clashing egos, and grand ambition that led to a world-changing discovery
Ian Sample is a science correspondent at The Guardian, and before that at New Scientist. He holds a PhD in biomedical science and was named investigative journalist of the year in 2005 by the Association of British Science Writers. He lives in London.