The ABCs of Particle Physics

The ABCs of Particle Physics from Symmetry Magazine, with adorable illustrations.

Learn the basic Particle Physics with this joint Fermilab/SLAC publication, available in animated website as well as pdf and board book!

The ABCs of Particle Physics



Accelerators take tiny particles and speed them up. They can smash particles into a piece of matter or make two particles collide head on. They are in operation around the world, serving medicine, industry, energy, the environment, national security, and discovery science. In particle physics research, scientists use accelerators to discover new particles and explore how the universe works…

Click to journey through the ABCs of particle physics!

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source symmetry magazine