Inquiring Minds

Particles Matteró
Physics at High-Energy

"What is the smallest piece of matter? How did the universe begin? Human beings have been asking these questions from the time they first began to wonder about the structure and origins of the world around them. Over the past century, particle physicists have used tools of ever-increasing power to look into the very heart of matter in the continuing quest to find nature's basic building blocks and to discover the simple physical laws that make our universe more understandable."

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