Books

Books

Petite publicité temporaire:
Un livre tout nouveau sorti le 12 septembre 2018 fait le point en français sur les neutrinos :

“À la recherche des neutrinos”
par Antoine Kouchner et Stéphane Lavignac
aux Éditions Dunod.

 

Year Author(s)TitleReferenceWeb linkCommentKey-words
1956Nah56M.E. NahmiasLe neutrino – Mise au point de l’état actuel du problèmeCNRSbook history
1958All58J.S. AllenThe neutrinoPrinceton University PressReview by A.H. Snell, Physics Today 11, 11, 36 (1958); doi: 10.1063/1.3062285 / http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3062285 / http://physicstoday.scitation.org/toc/pto/11/11book history
1962Seg62E. Segrè, ed.The collected papers of Enrico FermiUniversity of Chicago Pressbook history
1969Asi69Isaac AsimovThe neutrino, ghost particle of the atomAvon BooksFrench translation “Une particule fantôme, le neutrino”, Dunod, 1970book outreach
1970Lew70G. M. LewisNeutrinosWykeham, Londonbook history
1971Wol71A.W. WolfendaleThe search for the neutrinoUniversity of Durhambook history
1975Sci75Leonardo SciasciaLa scomparsa di MajoranaAdelphiFrench translation: La disparition de Majorana, Flammarion (1984) / English translation: The Moro affair and the mystery of Majorana, Carcanet (1987)]book majorana
1980Seg80Emilio SegrèFrom X-rays to quarks – Modern physicists and their discoveriesDoverFrench translation : Les physiciens modernes et leurs découvertes – Des rayons X aux quarks, Fayard, 1984. One could have expected some pages about the neutrino, but, surprisingly, it is just quoted once and there is nothing interesting about its history.book outreach
1985Pin85Trevor Pinch Theory Testing in Science – The case of Solar Neutrinos Phil. Soc. Sci. 15 (1985) 167-187See also the book by T. Pinch (Pin1986) - French translation of an older version: "L’anomalie des neutrinos solaires: comment réagissent les théoriciens et les expérimentateurs?", in “La science telle qu’elle se fait” by Michel Callon and Bruno Latour, Editions La Découverte, 1991history outreach
1986Pin86Trevor PinchConfronting Nature, The sociology of Solar-Neutrino DetectionKluwer/Reidelbook history milestonebib
1987Gal87Peter GalisonHow experiments endThe University of ChicagoFrench translation: Ainsi s’achèvent les expériences: une histoire de la physique expérimentale au 20ème siècle, La Découverte, 2002book history
1989Bah89John BahcallNeutrino AstrophysicsCambridge University Pressbook solar supernova
1989Cah89R. Cahn and G. GoldhaberExperimental Foundations of Particle PhysicsCambridge University PressSecond edition 2009book history
1991Kro91W. Kropp, M. Moe, L. Price, K. Schultz, H. Sobel, ed.Neutrinos and other matters: Selected works of Frederick ReinesWorld Scientific, 1991book history
1991Win91K. Winter ed.Neutrino PhysicsCambridge University Press, 1991 - 2nd edition 2000Contains reprints of several historical papersbook history propbib
1992Maf92Miriam MafaiIl lungo freddo: Storia di Bruno Pontecorvo, lo scienziato che scelse l’URSSMondadoribook pontecorvo
1992Sut92Christine SuttonSpaceship NeutrinoCambridge University Pressbook outreach propbib
1994Bah94John Bahcall, Raymond Davis, Peter Parker, Alexei Smirnov, Roger Ulrich ed.Solar neutrinos: the first thirty yearsAddison-Wesley, 1994book solar
1995Cri95Michel Cribier, Michel Spiro, Daniel VignaudLa lumière des neutrinosSeuilbook outreach
1996Rou96André RoussetGargamelle et les courants neutresEcole des Mines Parisbook history
1997Los97Los AlamosCelebrating the neutrinoLos Alamos Science 25, book history
1997Man97Alfred K. MannShadow of a Star, The Neutrino Story of Supernova 1987AW.H. Freemanbook history
1997Sol97Nickolas SolomeyThe elusive neutrino: a subatomic detective storyW.H. Freemanbook outreach
2001Fra01Allan FranklinAre there really neutrinos?: An Evidential HistoryWestview Pressbook history
2003Van03François VannucciLe miroir aux neutrinosOdile Jacobbook outreach
2009Mag09João Magueijo A brilliant darkness: the extraordinary life and mysterious disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age Basic Booksmajorana
2010Kla10H.V. Klapdor-KleingrothausSeventy years of double-beta decayWorld Scientificbook doublebeta
2011Clo11Frank CloseNeutrinoOxford University PressGerman translation - Springerbook outreach
2012Tur12Simone TurchettiThe Pontecorvo affair - A cold war defection and nuclear physicsThe University of Chicago Press Booksbook pontecorvo
2012Les12Julien Lesgourgues, Gianpiero Mangano, Sergio Pastor, Gennaro MieleNeutrino cosmologyCambridge University Pressbook cosmological
2013Bil13aS. Bilenky et al. ed.Bruno Pontecorvo selected scientific works: recollections on Bruno PontecorvoSocietà Italiana di Fisica 2013 Expanded edition of 1997 bookbook pontecorvo
2013Kle13Etienne KleinEn cherchant MajoranaGallimard, 2013book majorana
2014Esp14Salvatore EspositoThe physics of Ettore MajoranaCambridge University Pressbook majorana
2014Pas14H. PäsThe perfect wave - With neutrinos at the Boundary of Space and TimeHarvard University Pressbook
2015Can15Elena Canovi, Giampaolo Co', Daniele Montanino, Francesco VissaniNeutrino: the mutant particleIthaca: Viaggio nella Scienza book
2015Clo15Frank CloseHalf-life: the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy? Basic Books, 2015French translation: Le mystère Pontecorvo / Flammarion, 2016book pontecorvo
2015Jay15Ray JayawardhanaNeutrino huntersMacmillan, 2015 book history
2017Esp17Salvatore EspositoEttore Majorana - unveiled genius and endless mysteries Springerbook majorana
2018Bet18A. BettiniA brief history of Neutrinoin "The state of the art of neutrino physics", ed. by A. Ereditato, World Scientific, 2018book history

Books about Majorana

YearAuthor(s)TitleReference
1975Leonardo SciasciaLa scomparsa di MajoranaAdelphi
2009João Magueijo A brilliant darkness: the extraordinary life and mysterious disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age Basic Books
2013Etienne KleinEn cherchant MajoranaGallimard, 2013
2014Salvatore EspositoThe physics of Ettore MajoranaCambridge University Press
2017Salvatore EspositoEttore Majorana - unveiled genius and endless mysteries Springer

Books about Pontecorvo

YearAuthor(s)TitleReference
1992Miriam MafaiIl lungo freddo: Storia di Bruno Pontecorvo, lo scienziato che scelse l’URSSMondadori
2012Simone TurchettiThe Pontecorvo affair - A cold war defection and nuclear physicsThe University of Chicago Press Books
2013S. Bilenky et al. ed.Bruno Pontecorvo selected scientific works: recollections on Bruno PontecorvoSocietà Italiana di Fisica 2013
2015Frank CloseHalf-life: the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy? Basic Books, 2015