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Standard Model

Discoveries leading to the Standard Model

The following timeline of discoveries the led to the Standard Model is quoted from Fermilab’s website. “The current theoretical framework that describes elementary particles and their forces, known as the Standard Model, is based on experiments that started in 1897...

/ February 19, 2012

Standard Model

The picture to the left can be found in Wikipedia’s article about the Standard Model. The Elementary Particles of Matter Physicists have found 12 building blocks that are the fundamental constituents of matter. (The first three columns in the chart.)...

/ November 8, 2011