# Books on Particle Physics and Quantum Theory

1. Kane, Gordan, The Particle Garden, Our Universe as Understood by Particle Physicists, New York, Basic books, Perseus Books, 1996

- Delightful Introductory book on elementary particles for the layperson, including fundamental particles, forces, and experimental foundation for the Standard Theory.

2. Allday, Jonathan, Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang, Bristol and Philadelphia, Institute of Physics Publishing, 1999

- Wonderful comprehensive presentation of particle physics, E=mc2, the double slit experiment, and Feynman diagrams. (A level above Gordan Kane's book)

3. Gribbon, John, Schroedinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality, Solving the Quantum Mysteries, Boston, Back Bay Books, Little Brown, 1995

- Intriguing, thought-provoking presentation for the layperson on quantum theory and its implications for reality.

4. Jones, Roger S., Physics for the Rest of Us, Chicago, Contemporary books, 1992

2007

- Insightful book on the history and theories of modern physics, including particle physics and quantum theory. Discussions on physics as art and science vs. the humanities.