There are many books on fundamental particle physics written for
the general public. Most do a marvelous job of conveying what we
know. Don Lincoln does more than tell us what we know; he tells us
how we know it, and even more importantly, why we want to know it!
Understanding the Universe is also a saga of the people involved
in the development of the science of particle physics. Don tells the
story about how an important experiment was conceived over a lunch