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Anyone Can Learn Particle Physics With This New Children’s Book

Anyone Can Learn Particle Physics With This New Children’s Book

You might flee from words like “quarks”, “relativity” and “joule”, but you shouldn’t have to, and neither should a kid. A new children’s book from the folks at a few of America’s national labs will hopefully make the things particle physicists are talking about easier to digest.

A Radically New Particle Accelerator Could Have 500 Times The Power

A Radically New Particle Accelerator Could Have 500 Times The Power

If you know anything about the Large Hadron Collider, you know that it is huge. Massive. 17 miles of tunnels under Switzerland. Traditional accelerators need all that space to get particles to smash into each other at close to the speed of light. But scientists at Stanford have come one…