30/10/2015: Book Prize for G. Bertone’s “Behind the Scenes of the Universe”

CQUweh3XAAICVoxThe French edition of the popular science book “Behind the Scenes of the Universe: from the Higgs to Dark Matter”, published by Dunod, has won the “Ciel et Espace” prize for the best astronomy book. Here’s the motivation, translated from French:

The scientific investigation proposed by Gianfranco Bertone in« Le mystère de la matière noire » captivated  the judging panel, who appreciated the quality of his popularization work  […]« Le mystère de la matière noire » tells with lively and entertaining language the discoveries that led scientists to postulate the existence of a new form of matter. This book plunged the reader behind the scenes of modern scientific research: methods, hopes, failures, of the searches performed by scientists.