Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs

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The origin of proton rich heavy elements (p-nuclei) is one of the greatest mysteries of stellar nucleosynthesis. The conference celebrated 20 years of successful organization and attracted about 100 participants from 19 countries. Quarks are not leptons, though, they are hadrons, which means they are subject to the strong nuclear force, but not the weak one. Although the majority of the articles will be in one or other of the fields of the title of the series, a particular effort is made to treat topics of an interface type for which both particle and nuclear physics are important, in particular such matters as the role of mesons, isobars and quarks in nuclear structure and the use of complex nuclei for probing fundamental particle symmetries.

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