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What Is Particle Physics

It has been thought of as many things: a pointlike object, an excitation of a field, a speck of pure math that has cut into reality. But never has physicists’ conception of a particle changed more†[ReadMore..]

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Fundamental Particles Chart

In the May issue of Scientific American, a familiar friend makes an appearance: a chart of fundamental particles. These particles—fermions (which include constituents of matter such as electrons and [ReadMore..]



LIGO pioneers awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics. Three scientists who led the development of the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Laser ... [ReadMore..]