Particle Physics

Why are Scientists Building Big Colliders for the Smallest Collisions?

To Study Small, You Must Build Big: Why are Scientists Building Big Colliders for the Smallest Collisions?

We were once thought to believe – maybe back in grade school – that the smallest unit of matter is the atom. The word atom that came from the Greek word “atomos,” which means indivisible and were made of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Atoms that can be illustrated by drawing a spherical core, enveloped by …

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