Results for: Particle-physics

What is the name of th worlds largest particle physics laboratory?

  The largest 'laboratory' is the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva. It's a 27km-circumference ring, buried underground, used for high-energy particle scatte (MORE)

What are the applications of particle physics?

Well, for starters,the World Wide Web and  touch screens, which were initially developed at  CERN.    Cyclotrons produce medical isotopes for treatment of  cancer.  (MORE)

What is a good book to teach yourself Quantum Mechanics and Subatomic Particle Physics?

Self teaching yourself Quantum Mechanics? I would recommend any of Weinberg's textbooks (such as "Theory of Fields"). However, if you are more interested in a cursory unders (MORE)
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What are the physical properties of a particle?

Particles are the building blocks of nature. A particle is an indivisible unit of mass, that has characteristics and interactions that make it function as a part of the whole. (MORE)

Who is the Father of the modern science of particle physics?

  Niels Bohr would be considered the "father of particle physics" in my opinion. Famous for "On the Constitutions of Atoms & Molecules," Bohr built upon work done by New Z (MORE)